There was a similar thread a few years back but since then we have had a lot of new folk join us. I started burning and messing with firewood ever since i was a kid overseas over 30 years ago. In 2002 we bought a Breckwell P22 Pellet stove and fell in love with the warmth it provided immediatly. When we moved to northern NY we brought the stove with us and the house had an old Dutchwest cast iron. It worked well for a few years but we went out and got a Englander 30 and love it. Other than the heat the stoves provide we are also big into this culture. Nothing beats waking up at 7am on saturedays and split and stack then go to one of my sons soccer games then come back and do some more split and stacking. Sundays are scrounge days. After spending 50+ hours a week flying a desk wood processing feels good.