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Wood ID #1001 (pic update)

Post in 'The Wood Shed' started by bluefrier, Jun 7, 2009.

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  1. bluefrier

    bluefrier Feeling the Heat

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    can anyone Id these logs. Thank you in advance.

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  2. gzecc

    gzecc Minister of Fire

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    Need a better picture of the bark and a split. Take the picture in daylight. The flash changes the look.
  3. LLigetfa

    LLigetfa Minister of Fire

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    Can you post smaller pictures? I can still make it out that it's wood.
  4. bluefrier

    bluefrier Feeling the Heat

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    Picture update..

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  5. SmokinPiney

    SmokinPiney Feeling the Heat

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    Sassafrass? Well i dunno the bark don't look like it.. Hmmmmm
  6. JoeyD

    JoeyD Minister of Fire

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    Looks like tulip poplar to me.
  7. LLigetfa

    LLigetfa Minister of Fire

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    Ja, looks like some kind of Aspen/Poplar.
  8. PA. Woodsman

    PA. Woodsman Minister of Fire

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    Another vote for Poplar.
  9. webby3650

    webby3650 Master of Fire

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    Tulip (Poplar)
  10. gzecc

    gzecc Minister of Fire

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    Unfortunately I also vote for tuplip poplar. I hate that wood!
  11. Cluttermagnet

    Cluttermagnet Minister of Fire

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    Tulip Poplar. I'm almost positive. We have lots of it around here.
  12. CTZR1

    CTZR1 New Member

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    It looks like BTU's to me
  13. gzecc

    gzecc Minister of Fire

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    Newspapers are BTU's too! How many would go out on recycle day collecting them? If you do get newspapers, you must put them in a shed!
  14. Hurricane

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    My vote is Tulip Poplar too. I burn it, not my favorite but it burns, dries out fairly quickly and good for shoulder season fires.

    GZECC As for picking up newspapers on recycle days that is illegal in most places now because that is a revenue source for the municipality and you are taking it. They will ticket you.
  15. bluefrier

    bluefrier Feeling the Heat

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    poplar, free poplar.... thank you.
  16. Wood Duck

    Wood Duck Minister of Fire

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    If it really is Tulip Poplar, aka Yellow Poplar, it is a decent, medium density and medium btu firewood. Not Oak or Hickory, by any means, but a lot better than cottonwood, aspen, and other 'true' poplars. Tulip Poplar is not related to true poplars. In my experience it is a decent firewood. It has about as many BTUs as soft maple, elm, walnut, and many other hardwoods, if I am reading the charts right.
  17. gzecc

    gzecc Minister of Fire

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    I have never seen free wood. There is a cost to getting it, cutting it, splitting it, stacking it , etc, etc, etc, Poplar has the worst cost/ benefit ratio of all the hardwoods. If you can wait, look for a better hardwood. If all you can find is poplar, than go for it and enjoy!
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