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Post in 'The Wood Shed' started by Seriesnuns, Oct 22, 2013.

  1. Seriesnuns

    Seriesnuns New Member

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    My girlfriends father is unloading his scraps on me.

    He says there unfinished and not treated. Good to go in wood stove?

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  2. firefighterjake

    firefighterjake Minister of Fire

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    Yes . . . just don't load the stove to the gills with the scraps unless you want to see what an overheated stove looks like.
  3. Paulywalnut

    Paulywalnut Minister of Fire

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    Welcome to the forum.+1 Jake. I've used oak flooring scraps. in the stove and it cooks.
    Wouldn't mind having a cord or two. Pretty expensive I'll bet.
  4. legrandice

    legrandice Burning Hunk

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    I burned the oak scraps from the floor I installed in our addition. Perfect wood! Wish I had more of it. I would just mix it in with your regular wood and burn away.
  5. Backwoods Savage

    Backwoods Savage Minister of Fire

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    Welcome to the forum. Good supply even if you only use it for kindling wood.
  6. bmblank

    bmblank Minister of Fire

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    Its good to throw some if those in with the less than seasoned pieces to keep the fire hot.
  7. 12pack

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    yup, it burns very hot so only a little mixed in till you get used to it
  8. Charles1981

    Charles1981 Minister of Fire

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    If they aren't damaged and seem like they can be re-used and you aren't desperate for wood you can re-sell those on craigslist. If it really is damaged useless boards burn away.

    I've made good money pulling up old wood flooring and selling it on craigslist to others that want to use it in their house.

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