Seasoning firewood

Post in 'The Wood Shed' started by Chappy, Aug 13, 2010.

  1. Chappy

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    I cut 10 cords of poplar white aspen firewood last winter I stuck a moisture meter in the smaller 3 in quarters were 15 percent and the big ones were between 15 and 20 percent 5 or more 1nch quarters do you think it will be ready to burn I checked it three weeks ago and it was reading this there is still two more months to dry I think it will be ready dont you guys This is for my Opel 3 woodburning fireplace.
     

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  2. ANeat

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    Sounds like its ready, one sure way to check is split open one of the fat ones and check it where its freshly split
     
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    All I know is, .........they say 20% or less is good! (Moisture reading).

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    As long as you are checking it properly, but even without checking, popple usually dries pretty fast, even if it isn't split.
     
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