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    Feb 03, 2014

    Little Leaf Linden makes good firewood? Carving wood?

    I have a huge tree that needs to come down for new construction. Should I just have the city take it down and remove it? Does it make good firewood?

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    Feb 28, 2013

    Green Poplar to dissolve creosote?

    An Old Wive's Tales says that burning green poplar will help dissolve creosote. True or false? Answer That is indeed an old wives tale and holds no water.

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    Feb 26, 2013

    hardy cheap heat

    I am on my 4th year with my Hardy. I have purchased about $200 of propane in the 4 years to fire my water heater in the summers. It burns about 8 cords

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    Feb 26, 2013

    Simply Awesome!!

    I have been living in my home which I built 10 years ago using propane for heat. Gas was less than $1/gallon 10 years ago, but now over $3.00/gallon. Spent

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    Feb 26, 2013

    Why I like the small rounds....

    We live within the Manistee National Forest in northern Michigan. We heat only with wood in a house built in 1890. We get firewood permits from the forestry

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    Feb 26, 2013

    Lorn Logs

    Hi, This is a brilliant website, packed full of great info, we have just started out, on the west coast of scotland, and the info on this site has been

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    Feb 26, 2013

    My profitable hobby

    I got a kick out of this article because it's very similar to my own experience. I started with an old hand-me-down vintage Stihl (041av) that ran great

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    Nov 28, 2012

    Firewood Gift Ideas for the Wood Burner in your life.

    Looking for some firewood gift ideas? Here as some of the best items to buy for that wood burner in your life!

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    Feb 13, 2012

    Great inexpensive heat

    Stove is well made and provides great heat. As its an outside wood boiler, it uses a heat exchanger in the furnace that can still humidify the air using

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    Sep 23, 2011

    Catalpa firewood in a woodburner

    A good friend felled a large catalpa tree with long seed pods he claims is a catalpa tree and he wants me to have the firewood. I know nothing about this

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    Sep 23, 2011

    Firewood Chainsaw for Women

    I have a wood burning stove, for which my son cuts the logs. He is going to University next month, so I shall have to do it myself. I am in my late sixties,

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    Aug 11, 2011

    Should I split firewood when it's wet or dry?

    Is it easier to split green wood or dry? Answer As a general rule, it's easier to split wood when it is fresh or green. That being said, most wood

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    Aug 11, 2011

    Chainsaw Chaps and Chainsaw Safety Clothing

    Learn about chainsaw chaps and chainsaw safety clothing, it could save your life!

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    Aug 10, 2011

    Reciprocating Saw for Firewood?

    I recently bought a porter cable set. The set consists of: a circular saw, reciprocating saw, drill, 18V NiCads & charger. I might as well also make

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    Aug 10, 2011

    Time to Stack a Cord of Wood

    I would like to get someone to stack three cords of wood for me. How long should it take? I want to know whether to pay a flat fee or by the hour. Thanks!

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