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    Is this Red Oak?

    Hi all! I’m new to the forum. I have recently bought myself a Santa Maria style bbq and plan to use Red Oak which is tradition in the area (plus it makes thick cuts taste phenomenal). I had this 1/4 cord of wood delivered to my house today and simply wanted to verify that it is in fact Red Oak...
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    Buying ash just after cut and split?

    Hi, this is the first season for burning and I am getting ready the best I can. :-) I am buying a full cord of ash firewood (split) from a guy, and I tested the moisture content to be acceptable on a fresh split. That's all good. But I want another couple cord more, so he showed me a few ash...
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    Need wood to burn... would you buy this?

    Hey Guys, I'm rather new to wood burning and am having my Insert and SS liner installed tomorrow. I have about a cord of mostly oak that I bought from a local back in Dec. but it's definitely a mixed bag as far as how seasoned it is and most pieces read 20-30% after splitting and reading with...
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    Uncovered, wet, stacked wood.

    My neighbor moved out, had a cord of wood next to his house, uncovered for at least 1.5 yrs (probably more), he let me have it so I unstacked it and moved it to my rack and stacked and covered it. It had rained steadily for two days before I moved it so all the top pieces were pretty wet. My...