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"SAVING" the good stuff

Post in 'The Wood Shed' started by barkeatr, Oct 29, 2011.

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  1. ISeeDeadBTUs

    ISeeDeadBTUs Guest

    How DID this guy get the Beautiful wife??? ;-P

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  2. ISeeDeadBTUs

    ISeeDeadBTUs Guest

    Gotta go with Dennis on that . . .

    Oct - oil (well, not this year)
    Nov - Slabwood (pine/hemlock)
    Dec - paper birch
    Jan - Oak
    Feb - Oak
    March - Oak early/slab late (when my body is just worn out and can't be dragged back into the woods anymore)
    April - slab
  3. barkeatr

    barkeatr Member

    Jan 22, 2011
    Upstate NY
    SEEMS as though there are different approaches...all sound good, keep smiling!
  4. firefighterjake

    firefighterjake Minister of Fire

    Jul 22, 2008
    Unity/Bangor, Maine
    Pretty normal if you ask me . . . right now I'm mostly burning my punks (wood that is a bit punky, but dry), chunks (short pieces) and uglies (pieces that are twisted, crotches, messed up from the splitter so I cannot pack the firebox very tightly) . . . also burning a bunch of poplar and softwood. No sense burning the good stuff when you don't really need to go long and hot right now.
  5. basswidow

    basswidow Minister of Fire

    Oct 17, 2008
    Milton GA
    2/3rds of my wood is in my garage. It was brought in and stacked random. The remaining 1/3 is all Oak under cover and will be brought in around December when I have more room. So for now, I cherry pick when I bring it in to the stove. Meaning - I am grabbing uglies and junk wood, and setting the oak pieces and premium BTU wood further back in the stack for later in Jan and Feb.
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