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Hardwood Toothpicks?

Post in 'The Wood Shed' started by velvetfoot, Dec 10, 2013.

  1. velvetfoot

    velvetfoot Minister of Fire

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    I got a toothpick just now from the place I got lunch and it's the longest lasting toothpick I've had. Is it because it's made of a hard wood of some sort? I haven't Googled yet...

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  2. BrotherBart

    BrotherBart Hearth.com LLC Mid-Atlantic Division Staff Member

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    Three of them in a Blaze King will heat your house for a week.
  3. red oak

    red oak Minister of Fire

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    And low moisture content!
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    Sinngetreu Feeling the Heat

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    As long as you C/S/S them right away!
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    Paulywalnut Minister of Fire

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    I had them. They're osage orange toothpicks. Mint flavor.:)
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  7. red oak

    red oak Minister of Fire

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    Make sure to check the moisture on a freshly split piece!
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  8. nrford

    nrford Minister of Fire

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    Birch is the most commonly used wood for toothpicks. Bamboo also makes a nice long lasting toothpick.
  9. oldspark

    oldspark Guest

    I never split my tooth picks I just use them as rounds.
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  10. TimJ

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    I got two cords stacked for the dead of winter................C/S/S for 3yrs.
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    Jags Moderate Moderator Staff Member

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    I can see it now - a tiny little wood stove hand warmer.==c
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  12. Missouri Frontier

    Missouri Frontier Feeling the Heat

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    Now there will be Craig's list scrounges from restaurant trash cans. Just remember " no pics. It didn't happen".
    Do you cover your wood? Yeah I close the box before the snow flys.
    You got that wood split yet? No but, it's nothing my Fiskers X .005 can't handle.

    Ok I'll stop sorry
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