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Post in 'The Wood Shed' started by FORCE FAB, Jan 20, 2009.

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  1. FORCE FAB

    FORCE FAB New Member

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    I get firewood from a guy i do work for for cheap...Anyway i get a mix of split "seasoned" wood from him and it has wood in it that doesnt burn for $hit...Its white in color,spongy on the outside,no bark and is very light....Try not to bash me(im a newbie)but what is this stuff...Oh and if you split it(or try to)it breaks up

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  2. jeffee

    jeffee New Member

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    It sounds like it could be rotting ...
  3. Corey

    Corey Minister of Fire

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    Maybe rotten willow or cottonwood...those tend to be pretty light.
  4. JustWood

    JustWood Minister of Fire

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    Sounds like that dreaded wood called "punk" ! :gulp:
  5. Wet1

    Wet1 Minister of Fire

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    I agree with the others... I hope it was REALLY cheap!
  6. burr

    burr Member

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    Yall have sweetgum up in NJ ? Sounds like year old downed sweet gum.
  7. savageactor7

    savageactor7 Minister of Fire

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    Yup...sounds like wet punky wood.
  8. bsruther

    bsruther Minister of Fire

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    It's doty.
  9. billb3

    billb3 Minister of Fire

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    His mother-in-law ?
  10. Malatesta

    Malatesta New Member

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    Sounds like what ever you got was junk ! Rotted wood.

    Also that cheap work ,now should go up in Price ! :)
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