What Is In Your Stove Right Now?

heavy hammer

Minister of Fire
Jul 18, 2015
1,686
Kirtland Ohio
Still burning ash with walnut. A little maple here and there. I have been working a lot these past couple of weeks 16 hour days with the wind and some of our lines burning down from a storm a few weeks ago so the wife has been doing a good job keeping the house warm for when I get home. A couple of the cold days were tough nothing better than a warm stove to come home to. I fell asleep in front of the Kuma in the basement for a few hours the one night on the tile floor with the labs I was so cold and worn out.
 

ozarkoak

New Member
Nov 1, 2020
9
Arkansas
Cooled down today and this evening 40 degrees right now I'm betting down to low to mid 30's by morning. I let the house get cold this afternoon in hope of some solar gains, no dice. House got to 60 degrees and it was time to light up. Started off with some red oak limbs moved on to some white oak heart wood. House is up to 75 degrees now. I still have to learn this stove. I would like to keep it about 70 but not have to start off with a cold box when reloading. My house is really small 1300sqft (if that) and this Mansfield is a lot of stove. I have still not yet fully loaded the stove, most I have loaded is probably about 1/4 full.
 

MMH

Member
Jan 21, 2019
129
NV
Had another little cold front move through today with cold air behind it for the next few days, highs 30s lows in the teens or lower. Got off work this morning and house was 60, got stove goin and threw a decent pine round in stove cruised on that all day. Now we’re a good 72 in the house; I’ll stuff her full of pine for the night fire.
 

Jay106n

Minister of Fire
Apr 1, 2015
773
Litchfield County, CT
Another cold rainy night, some ash and a little walnut with maple.
How does the Walnut burn? I’ve never burned any, but my neighbors yard is full of them, so I’m sure it’s only a matter of time before one comes down and I’ll be able to snag some.
 
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Mark N MO

Member
Feb 22, 2016
54
SW MO
The morning reload; 2 red oak , 2 white oak, and 3 hickory splits. All lovingly aged 3 years, and combine to make a satisfying glow in the belly of our 91 Buck. I expect this load to last till this evening. Life is good.
 

heavy hammer

Minister of Fire
Jul 18, 2015
1,686
Kirtland Ohio
Jay106n the walnut burns great. I just notice a lot of ash. The wood seems to leave a large amount of fluffy white ash once burned but other than that I like it.
 

MMH

Member
Jan 21, 2019
129
NV
Currently 21 out with the feels like 13 low of around 15 tonight; burning down coals from the load at noon. Trusty ol pine still goin strong, tonight I’ll throw some decent sized juniper and mahogany rounds in with the pine. Happy Thanksgiving all.
 

heavy hammer

Minister of Fire
Jul 18, 2015
1,686
Kirtland Ohio
I cleaned out both stoves and filled the garage back up today as filling the kindling barrel up. we have 50 and rain so I have a few ash splits in the basement stove. I probably won't fire up the upstairs one till tonight. Me and the dogs spent some time in the woos this afternoon doing some retrieves so now a warm stove feels good. Happy Thanksgiving to everyone