I have 3 cords cut and stacked of oak...

burntime Posted By burntime, Apr 4, 2009 at 1:15 PM

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  1. mike1234

    New Member

    Dec 5, 2008
    I have 8 cords, all cut and split and stacked January - March. I burned 4 (I think, kept adding dead standing wood to the pile all winter) cords this winter, and wanted to have 2 years supply on hand, and worked my butt off getting to 8. Now I can be more casual in my wood gathering, and try to get 2 - 3 cords every fall and 2 -3 every spring.

    2.5 cords is hedge (best), the rest is a mixture of locust (very good), and elm (ok), hackberry (pretty good).

    I figured out that I have 8 cords with an excel sheet that was linked to a post on here someplace, but can't find the link now. Just input width. height, length of each stack, and it adds it all up. Maybe someone can find the link?
  2. Hurricane

    Minister of Fire

    Feb 18, 2009
    Central NJ
    I finished my wood stacking today. I figure I have about 6-7 cords split and stacked and am in casual mode now too. I usually only burn about 2 cords a year but blew way past 3 this winter.
    Here is the cord calculator like I posted a while ago.

  3. Spikem

    Feeling the Heat

    Nov 2, 2008
    Middleboro, MA, USA
    For all stacks (or piles or whatever), length times width times height. Add them all together. Divide by 128.
  4. captainjim04

    New Member

    Mar 4, 2009
    I'm in pretty good shape. I try and have at least a cord of locust and a cord of oak mixed with misc. hardwood like maple, cherry, apple (easier lighting stuff) 4 cords total a year is good for my cb f3 burning 24/7 + some punky or scrappy stuff(2-3" rounds) mixed with some poplar for this time of year. I have plenty of locust for the next few years. Trying to fill in the gaps with some lighter stuff and more oak. Spring time is a good time to scounge here. I just picked up 3 cords in the last few days.

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  5. burntime

    New Member

    Aug 18, 2006
    C'mon hunting season!
    OK, 3 cords plus a face cord of oak and ash. Have about a face cord left over and I am burning the crappy wood now. If I get off my butt soon I will split 2 more cord and be in great shape for this winter. I burned about 5 cord last year and a lot was silver maple and some (gasp) pine. Us midwesterners are spoiled with oak, ash, and hickory!!!
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