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Shed questions

Post in 'The Wood Shed' started by skinnykid, Feb 7, 2009.

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  1. skinnykid

    skinnykid New Member

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    I am buying a shed, not for wood but for my tools, 4-wheeler, splitter, saws and what ever.
    I am buying a 8X12 shed which should be big enough to store what I need.

    So I was wondering, how much wood could I stack in a shed that big if I wanted to? the floor plan is 8X12 and we will assume that the lowest part of the ceiling is 7 feet.

    Another question is, if wood is stacked in an enclosed shed with no windows or much air movement, would it take forever to season??

    Thanks, math isn't my thing.

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  2. Roxburyeric

    Roxburyeric Member

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    8X12X7=672 cubic feet divided by 128 = 5.25 cords - assuming the true interior floor space is 8X12 ft., which it probably isn't. I think the 8X12 is the exterior size so lets assume the true size inside is 7.25 X 11.25 X 7 = 570 divided by 128 = 4.45 cords rounded down to 4 is my guess.
  3. skinnykid

    skinnykid New Member

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    WOW thanks you. any idea on how it would season, if at all. Thats if I wanted to spring for another shed down the road.
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    fossil Accidental Moderator Staff Member

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    It wouldn't. At least not in the time you're probably willing to wait...unless you ventilate the heck out of it, like call in an air strike from one of BrotherBart's old helicopters. A woodshed meant for seasoning absolutely requires lots of free air movement through it. Rick
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    I'm not sure about seasoning, but from what I've read on this site it probably would take awhile.
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    Bigg_Redd Minister of Fire

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    5.25 cord

    And, yes.
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    Bubbavh Feeling the Heat

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    It would make for a nice steam bath on a hot summer day!
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