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Holz Hausen Interior Design

Post in 'The Wood Shed' started by WarmGuy, Dec 19, 2008.

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  1. WarmGuy

    WarmGuy Feeling the Heat

    Jan 30, 2006
    Far Northern Calif. Coast
    I've started on holz #3, which will be 10 feet in diameter.

    The standard design involves orienting the center pieces of wood vertically (on end). I guess the idea is that this promotes vertical air flow.

    But this time I'm just going to toss the wood into the interior. This is where I put the irregular pieces, and I'm not convinced that with the low air flow speeds, the helter skelter arrangement will slow things down.

    What do you think?

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  2. smokinj

    smokinj Minister of Fire

    Aug 11, 2008
    Anderson, Indiana
    If your working on #3 What you think? I cant imagine doing one of those but 3 WOW!
  3. adrpga498

    adrpga498 Minister of Fire

    Nov 18, 2005
    New Jersey
    I try to keep the interior design splits verticle for the bottom 2/3rds. After that its just toss them in for the remaining top third. The top tends to narrow as I get towards the end .
  4. Rich_CT

    Rich_CT Member

    Mar 14, 2008
    Western CT
    Al, I'm also on HH #3 which is also going to be about 10' in diameter (at the base).

    For the first 2, I stacked the centers vertically on end but for this one I chose to toss scraps and irregular pieces as you are planning to do. Obviously, I think your plans for your third holz hausen are perfect. :)

    I'm about half way done with mine. Here's a pic:

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