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 Post subject: Fire Wood
PostPosted: Sat Jun 18, 2011 2:48 am 
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Firewood-Woodburner's FIREWOOD CHART

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Woodburner's FIREWOOD CHART
http://www.thechimneysweep.ca/7firewoodcharte.html

Example of info on this site:

American Beech-52-Hard to split. slow burning
American Linden-30-Very soft. poor fuel Arborvita-23-Easy to split, Aromatic
American Rowan-4O-Easy to spill, fair

For full list, go to link, above ...


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 Post subject: Re: Fire Wood
PostPosted: Sat Jun 18, 2011 2:58 am 
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Firewood-Which Firewood Burns the best

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The Log Rack

Firewood Guide BTU Rating Chart
http://thelograck.com/firewood_rating_chart.html

Example of Info on Site:

Type of Wood-Ash Black
Heat Output-Medium
Easy to Burn-Yes
Easy to Split-Yes
Heavy Smoke-No
Sparks-No
BTUs per Cord-19.1 Mil
Rating-Excellent

Type of Wood-Ash Green
Heat Output-High
Easy to Burn-Yes
Easy to Split-Yes
Heavy Smoke-No
Sparks-No
BTUs per Cord-20.0
Rating-Excellent


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 Post subject: Re: Fire Wood
PostPosted: Sat Jun 18, 2011 3:04 am 
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US TREE SERVICE

Regarding Seasoning of Wood
http://www.allentowntree.com/Firewood.html

Freshly cut wood has a very high moisture content. As much as 60% (or more) of the weight of a tree is water. At least some of this water must be removed before trying to use it as a fuel wood. Several bad results can occur from burning wood that is not fully dried to below 25% moisture content. (Such wood is referred to as "green" wood). As that discussion mentions, the
effective available heat is MUCH less, not just because there is less wood fibers in each pound of wood put in the wood burner, but that a good percentage of that heat must be used to evaporate all that water before those wood fibers can burn. Another VERY important consequence of burning green wood is ... Continued at link, above ...


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 Post subject: Re: Fire Wood
PostPosted: Thu Dec 21, 2017 4:01 pm 
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Fire Wood-Uses for Wood Ash

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Never Throw Away Your Wood Ash! Do This Instead
http://www.askaprepper.com/never-throw-away-wood-ash-instead/

Maybe you’ve heard about old timey uses for wood ash. It’s a remarkably useful substance even today, though. There are several uses for wood ash that may not only be applicable in your everyday life, but that could help you and your loved ones survive in a SHTF situation. --- CONTINUED at link, above ---


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