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How To Split Wood By Hand: [Using Wood Splitting Tools]

How To Split Wood By Hand: [Using Wood Splitting Tools]

How To Split Wood By Hand Heating your home with firewood is definitely cost-effective. The only downside is that you’re going to be required to put in more work to keep your home heated. After all, you’ll need to go outside in the summer and chop down trees. Then, you’ll need to split the wood and make it small enough to fit inside of your fireplace. If you don’t have good wood splitter, you’ll need to do it by hand….

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BTU Of Firewood: [Chart And Detailed Info]

BTU Of Firewood: [Chart And Detailed Info]

BTU Of Firewood Firewood is mostly utilized to heat homes and campsites with no electricity access. The reason firewood is a great heating source is that it’s capable of producing high levels of BTU. The higher the BTU level, the more heat the firewood can produce. Whether you are interested in utilizing firewood to heat your home or fifth-wheel camper, you will need to know more about the BTUs it generates. You will find this information in the article below….

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How To Dispose Of Wood Ash: [Top 15 Best Uses]

How To Dispose Of Wood Ash: [Top 15 Best Uses]

How To Dispose Of Wood Ash There really is nothing more relaxing and calming than sitting around the fireplace on those cold winter evenings. The smell of hickory or oak can fill the entire house and give off a dramatic, emotional feeling. Not only this, but certain firewood can be extremely efficient and can produce large amounts of heat. With the right type of wood, you shouldn’t have a problem with heating a moderately sized home. Of course, this is…

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How To Dry Wet Firewood [Done Right]

How To Dry Wet Firewood [Done Right]

How To Dry Wet Firewood Using firewood to heat your home is definitely a good idea. It might be one of the most strenuous, but this is really the cheapest way to heat your home. As long as you get the right wood and let it dry out completely in advance, you can guarantee that the firewood is going to keep your home comfortably warm. Just remember that it can take a long time to dry certain types of firewood….

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Sweet Gum Firewood-Good To Burn? [With Video]

Sweet Gum Firewood-Good To Burn? [With Video]

Sweet Gum Firewood If you are the proud new owner of a fireplace or wood stove there is a good chance that you have discovered you have many different firewood options available to you. There is a good chance that you have heard about the popular burning woods like oak and ash. That being said, there is a good chance that you haven’t heard of some of the off-brand species like sweet gum. In fact, people will go their whole…

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How Much Is A Pickup Truck Load Of Wood [In Detail]

How Much Is A Pickup Truck Load Of Wood [In Detail]

How Much Is A Pickup Truck Load Of Wood Summer might seem like it is right around the corner, but as much as you might not want to admit it there is still plenty of chilly weather left. There might not be any more snow or negative temperatures, but the weather hasn’t reached the point where you no longer need heat. This is why it is important to make sure that you are still stocked up on wood. You also…

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How Long Does A Cord Of Wood Last (With Video)

How Long Does A Cord Of Wood Last (With Video)

How Long Does A Cord Of Wood Last Owning and operating a fireplace or wood stove can be extremely beneficial for many reasons. Not only does it provide a more natural means of heat, but it is a hotter heat. Of course, operating and maintaining a fireplace or wood stove isn’t as easy as just flipping a mechanical switch. Not only will you have to make sure that your fireplace is clean, but you are going to have to make…

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How To Store Firewood To Avoid Termites [Plus Tips]

How To Store Firewood To Avoid Termites [Plus Tips]

How To Store Firewood To Avoid Termites Are you the proud owner of a new fireplace? Maybe you just started renting a home with a fireplace and are thinking about using it this winter. Well, the truth of the matter is that firewood can be a lot of work. Sure, you don’t have to go to the extremes and chop down your own wood, but you will need to make sure that it is properly stored. Improperly stored wood will…

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What Is Burl Wood- Definition, Uses, Value & How To Find (With Video)

What Is Burl Wood- Definition, Uses, Value & How To Find (With Video)

Burl Wood There are plenty of types of wood. Just remember that not all of them are equal. This is definitely the case if you’re going to be using the wood as firewood. Burl wood is pretty weird and very rare. If you consider yourself an outdoorsman, there is a pretty good chance that you’ve heard about burl wood at some point or another. The kicker is that it is not necessarily a type of tree. So, what is it?…

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Walnut Firewood- Good Firewood? (Find Out Here)

Walnut Firewood- Good Firewood? (Find Out Here)

Walnut Firewood Walnut trees are abundant around my area (SE PA) and so naturally if they’re dead, they end up in the woodstove in my shop and the fireplace in my home. With that said, I’m sure you’re wondering about burning walnut or else you wouldn’t be here. So in this post, I’ll let you know my thoughts and what I have to say about burning walnut. Plus I researched it online to see what others say about walnut firewood….

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