New to forum, thought I share a pic or two.

Post in 'The Inglenook' started by jc64, Dec 31, 2011.

Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.
  1. jc64

    jc64
    Expand Collapse
    Member

    Joined:
    Dec 31, 2011
    Messages:
    16
    Likes Received:
    5
    Loc:
    Oregon
    We just got our new PE True North stove up and running the day before Christmas. We don't know why we waited so long to get a stove.

    Just thought I'd post to say Hello.

    jc
     

    Attached Files:

    Collapse Signature Expand Signature

    Helpful Sponsor Ads!





  2. mikepinto65

    mikepinto65
    Expand Collapse
    Minister of Fire

    Joined:
    Nov 5, 2008
    Messages:
    684
    Likes Received:
    4
    Loc:
    Webster, MA
    Great pictures, welcome & happy new year!
     
    Collapse Signature Expand Signature
  3. Gasifier

    Gasifier
    Expand Collapse
    Minister of Fire

    Joined:
    Apr 25, 2011
    Messages:
    3,152
    Likes Received:
    793
    Loc:
    St. Lawrence River Valley, N.Y.
    Nice stove and hearth JC. Thanks for sharing the pics. Are you new to burning wood? Or just getting back into it? How is your wood supply for the rest of the year?
     
    Collapse Signature Expand Signature
  4. jc64

    jc64
    Expand Collapse
    Member

    Joined:
    Dec 31, 2011
    Messages:
    16
    Likes Received:
    5
    Loc:
    Oregon
    Thanks for the welcome.

    Yes, we are new to using wood to heat the house. Running elec base board heat gets a little pricy. We bought a cord of wood from an old timer that seasons it in a barn for two years. It's a mix of Maple and Alder with some Fur mixed in. Good clean, split, solid, dry wood. He said he has about 25 cords left. I'm still judging our comsuption, may get another 1/2 or full cord. We live on 9ac so we have a decent supply of trees for the years to come (and good neighbors).

    I have some questions, but I have been searching for anwsers and finding them. I'll post if can't find them.

    Here are some more pics. This is the old stove that was in the house. The previous owner took it out before he sold the house (still setting covered on the back porch). The chiminy was there, so all we had to do is hook into it, a BIG savings on pipe.

    jc
     

    Attached Files:

    Collapse Signature Expand Signature
  5. tfdchief

    tfdchief
    Expand Collapse
    Minister of Fire

    Joined:
    Nov 24, 2009
    Messages:
    3,336
    Likes Received:
    1,295
    Loc:
    Tuscola, IL
    Beautiful hearth.
     
    Collapse Signature Expand Signature
  6. Adios Pantalones

    Adios Pantalones
    Expand Collapse
    Minister of Fire

    Joined:
    May 20, 2008
    Messages:
    6,585
    Likes Received:
    1,421
    Loc:
    S.NH- Mass's smoking section
    I like the wiiiide hearth- welcome aboard!
     
    Collapse Signature Expand Signature
  7. jc64

    jc64
    Expand Collapse
    Member

    Joined:
    Dec 31, 2011
    Messages:
    16
    Likes Received:
    5
    Loc:
    Oregon
    Thank you for the Complements.

    jc
     
    Collapse Signature Expand Signature
  8. Cowboy Billy

    Cowboy Billy
    Expand Collapse
    Minister of Fire

    Joined:
    Dec 10, 2008
    Messages:
    885
    Likes Received:
    92
    Loc:
    Britton MI
    Welcome to the form JC

    Its in a great setting too. I got a TN this year well last year now. Sure is a great stove I wish I had it at home.

    Billy
     
    Collapse Signature Expand Signature
  9. rottiman

    rottiman
    Expand Collapse
    Minister of Fire

    Joined:
    Sep 23, 2009
    Messages:
    1,102
    Likes Received:
    230
    Loc:
    Ontario Canada
    Welcome to the forum, beautiful set up. Good idea to get a second cord if you can. Better to have too much than not enough,especially seasoned. Enjoy your stove.
     
    Collapse Signature Expand Signature
  10. SlyFerret

    SlyFerret
    Expand Collapse
    Minister of Fire

    Joined:
    Feb 12, 2007
    Messages:
    1,443
    Likes Received:
    57
    Loc:
    Delaware, Ohio
    Looks good!

    Thanks for the pics, I just added them to my stove pics screensaver gallery on my PC.

    -SF
     
    Collapse Signature Expand Signature
  11. Backwoods Savage

    Backwoods Savage
    Expand Collapse
    Minister of Fire

    Joined:
    Feb 14, 2007
    Messages:
    27,815
    Likes Received:
    7,367
    Loc:
    Michigan
    Welcome to the forum jc64.

    That is a beautiful install and the old stove looks great. Will you be using that for a bbq perhaps? Looks like it would be great for boiling sap in the spring too. Good for you for finding that great source of dry wood. Start cutting on your place but give it time to dry before burning it and realize the drying time starts only after the wood has been split. Good luck.
     
    Collapse Signature Expand Signature
  12. wapiti39

    wapiti39
    Expand Collapse
    Member

    Joined:
    Sep 25, 2009
    Messages:
    20
    Likes Received:
    2
    Loc:
    Idaho
    Welcome to the Forum!!
     
    Collapse Signature Expand Signature
  13. curber

    curber
    Expand Collapse
    Feeling the Heat

    Joined:
    Oct 6, 2011
    Messages:
    294
    Likes Received:
    54
    Loc:
    south east idaho
    I really like the hearth and built in wood rack. Pat
     
    Collapse Signature Expand Signature
  14. firefighterjake

    firefighterjake
    Expand Collapse
    Minister of Fire

    Joined:
    Jul 22, 2008
    Messages:
    16,957
    Likes Received:
    3,470
    Loc:
    Unity/Bangor, Maine
    Welcome to the hearth . . . and wood burning.

    As others have said . . . nice hearth. Big hearths are great . . . nice place for the tools, wet clothing and sleepy pets.
     
    Collapse Signature Expand Signature
  15. certified106

    certified106
    Expand Collapse
    Minister of Fire

    Joined:
    Oct 22, 2010
    Messages:
    1,472
    Likes Received:
    233
    Loc:
    Athens, Ohio
    Welcome to the forums, the hearth and stove look awesome! How are you liking the True North stove? I really liike the looks of the stoves and my PE T6 has been great so far.
     
    Collapse Signature Expand Signature
  16. jc64

    jc64
    Expand Collapse
    Member

    Joined:
    Dec 31, 2011
    Messages:
    16
    Likes Received:
    5
    Loc:
    Oregon
    Thanks everyone for the warm Welcome to the forum.

    The stove runs pretty good. I get it going and checking on the chimney and have no smoke coming out of it and the glass stays clean. Unfortunately it has been warm around these parts to need a rip-roaring fire. We have had a couple 12hr burns, and it is getting the house up to 80 to 85 degrees easy. We have been opening all the unused rooms in the house and it stays comfy. Can't wait for a cold snap.

    SkyFerret, if I would of known my pics would of been used, I would of have used the SLR instead of the wife's camera with a dirty lens.

    Looks like we may get away with needing at least one more cord of wood. I have a 90' Hemlock that fell about two months ago that has been standing dead for at least 3 years now. I went up and cut on it, wood is dry and not started rotting yet. I will dry it in our shed with windows and use it at the end of the season if I need it. The problem is, it is only accessible by foot path. I also have two others that have been standing dead for a while too (at least two years). Just not looking forward to the haul down.

    jc
     
    Collapse Signature Expand Signature
  17. mellow

    mellow
    Expand Collapse
    Resident Stove Connoisseur

    Joined:
    Jan 19, 2008
    Messages:
    4,380
    Likes Received:
    584
    Loc:
    Salisbury, MD
    Hopefully you don't have any ditches to cross to get it back to the house, just went through that this past weekend, gave the quad a good workout and stuck a few times. Then when your done you wonder if it was worth all the trouble. If anything it is a good work out.

    Throw that old Earth Stove up on craigslist, should be able to get $200 easy for it.
     
    Collapse Signature Expand Signature
  18. jc64

    jc64
    Expand Collapse
    Member

    Joined:
    Dec 31, 2011
    Messages:
    16
    Likes Received:
    5
    Loc:
    Oregon
    Well, Me and the Wife hauled the 39 year old Hemlock down off the hill. I took a old 6cu/ft wheel barrow apart, hooked a rope to it and used it as a toboggan type sled. Split it, and the wood is dry except for the outside, and a single crack that ran the length of it from the outside to the core. I would say we got about 1/3 of a face cord out of it. Got it stacked behind the shed under the lean to. Should be ready next year (winters are rather humid here in NW Oregon).

    Here is the temp. wood shed I built that is holding two face cords. The rest of the wood is in the shed in front of the riding mower and the other yard equipment (that ain't gonna work come spring). I going to build a real shed this summer. Cleaned up around it today, so shot some pics.

    jc
     

    Attached Files:

    Collapse Signature Expand Signature
  19. raybonz

    raybonz
    Expand Collapse
    Minister of Fire

    Joined:
    Feb 5, 2008
    Messages:
    6,211
    Likes Received:
    1,036
    Loc:
    Carver, MA.
    Great looking stove, install and cool little shelter pics! Welcome to the forum JC you look like a wood burning veteran already!

    Ray
     
    Collapse Signature Expand Signature
  20. oldspark

    oldspark
    Expand Collapse
    Guest

    Nice setup you have there and that is a neat wood shelter.
     
Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.

Share This Page

Entire Site copyright © 1995-2016 - email to webinfo@hearth.com
Hearth.com and HearthNet are property and trademarks of Hearth.com LLC Advertising Information