Firewood BTUs. FYI, this insert has glass doors and a chain-link curtain inside them. Live in S/W Missouri, and wood heat is our only source for 3,400 sq. So if your Elm tree grew near a smelly swamp or a sewage line, it’s going to smell pretty awful. Dec 18, 2014 - The FIREWOOD GUIDE BTU Rating - How Well Does It Burn is a very in depth informational chart on which types of firewood best fits your needs. I just split and stacked 4 yr supply of silver maple, so I’m sorry to see how low its BTU rating is. The need for a whole of industry representative body was highlighted during the development of the governments Voluntary Code of Practice for Firewood Suppliers. Smoke production is an important factor for outdoor campfires, and it is also something to think about for indoor fires. For example a Eucalypt that is similar in size and appearance to live oak is E moluccana ( grey box ) it grows in iron stone reliying on 12 inches of rain per year and at 3% moisture content weighs 9,856 pounds per cord how many BTU’S would that equate to , or what about Waddy wood ( Acacia peuce ) it grows in the outback and at 3% moisture content weighs 13,112 pounds per cord and relies on one inch of rainfall per year what would its BTU output be ? Box, Ironbark, and Redgum are frequently used. Sycamore is among the easiest types of firewood to identify. Highest Rated. Some have more heat than others but if you already have it you might as well cut it up and burn it. In regards to Splitters, I have a homemade hydraulic 28 Ton that had cycle issues. Seasoned and dry and I’m out there every three hours. About coal. My grad parents were pioneers who cooked /heated homestead houses with white popular ! Thanks! The red fir name comes from the beautiful red color of the heartwood. In General: Firewood is becoming a popular choice for home-heating. However, someone told me that buckthorn burns so hot you have to be careful your wood-burner doesn’t crack. Our wood is ECO friendly and only sourced from reputable suppliers, as we are a member of the Firewood Association of Australia (Member no. Does anyone else have experience burning buckthorn in a wood stove? Like several posters have commented, a big chunk of fir will last for 5-6 hours in the wood stove, and makes for an easy re-start in the morning. The information was gathered by internet and talking to old timers. A little off topic for this page so you might not get much response here. It was partially seasoned so I really can’t say if its good firewood or not . Mullberry has a short lifespan and is very rot resistant so they are quite easy to find here in west Tennessee. I first came here and posted in 2010 . Firewood. Being a semi professional firewood dealer here in the Redding area of the State of Jefferson, California I find a lot of mixed wood. Pine is a softwood that makes a great fire-starter. land. Throw the Ailanthus away. However, you’ll probably only want to burn Black Walnut from dead or severely damaged trees, because the wood is quite valuable when in good condition. The only problems with it are that it throws a ton of sparks and is not good for a fireplace for that reason and when cured it is harder than a hub to hell and next to imposible to split by hand. On top of that, the rating will change based on the wood’s moisture content. Nobody wants to smoke themselves out . I live in WI. Anyone know how this rates as firewood? Isn’t it just as simple as – the more lbs of wood that your shove in the hole, the more heat you get? Wood Hardness Chart Species (Alphabetical) Hardness Species (by Hardness) Hardness Mahogany, Honduran 800 Padauk 1725 Mahogany, Santos 2200 Tabaccowood 1750 Maple, Hard North American 1450 Rosewood, Bolivian 1780 Maple, Ivory 1500 Bamboo, Carbonized 1800 Maple, Soft 999 Hickory 1820 Merbau 1925 Pecan 1820 Mesquite 2345 Yellowheart 1820 Fire it up…Fire it up! A used asphalt coating bucket or any small metal bucket with lid will work. George, it’s a bit cooler up here in the lower Hudson Valley, and we’ve been burning in the 18th C. Dutch hearth since Hurricane Sandy. Aspen trees are very common, so some people may still use it as firewood, but given an alternative, almost any other type of wood is better. When it’s cold out, I seem less lazy to get up in the middle of the night to keep the fire hot overnight. Lots of heat and hot coals-kept us from freezing one late night at 6,000 feet in late October, while we were wasting time patroling a wildfire in NE California back in ’85. Be sure to poke a couple holes to vent the gases .Then get a 55 gal drum or make a small kiln to put your bucket in .Start your fire then put the bucket in. Australia. That’s good for both the environment and you’re wallet. Red Oak requires a bit of time to season, but burns well after 2 years. If I come across more apple I will cut it . Hard Maple is moderately good firewood, with a moderate heat output, a nice smell, and high-quality coals. Green and I feed it one or two times per day. Mulberry burns wonderfully, but gets so hot it put a crack in our first cast-iron stove when it was used as a full load, so we only use one piece at a time with other woods. The draw back is it is very hard to split . Both are expressed in Btu (British thermal units). i have access to some and i’m wondering if its worth my time to get it. Some types of wood (like Pine), are poor fuel woods, but still nice for recreational campfires. I live californnia. We actually scrounge a lot of free wood (mostly scrap pallets, old studs, fence palings, floorboards, redgum stumps etc) from friends and relatives who know we have a Coonara as our main source of heat. My husband and I have been cutting alot of Pinyon pine this year…it burns great!! In addition, where there was missing data (only a few occasions), I’ve used my own experience to round out the data. I don’t know how they compare split and dried. Sprinkle lightly, don’t dump, and over several years, we’ve seen a material improvement in our plants and soil from recycling everything full circle. Firewood. Contains some non native species that can be found in the West. Please leave your comments or questions on those pages if you have experience or questions about those types of firewood. Safety Features. I primarily have Red Oak, Black Cherry, American Elm, Red Maple, Locust, Hickory, Cottonwood, Poplar, growing in the woods. But since softwoods are usually so much less dense than hardwoods, the total energy in softwoods are usually much less than hardwoods. Where does the hart-nut tree stand in the BTU scale? However, keep in mind that ashes should have cooled for several days, and it’s easiest to do it during winter snows or before a rain. . Lots of oak available here, but I still take what I can get. I am planting some of the “Eastern” varieties out here that we had in PA. I prefer dry red elm and seasoned thorny locust. Overall, river red gum Eucalyptus camaldulensis is the most heavily harvested species in Australia followed by jarrah Eucalyptus marginata and species of 'box' E. … The higher the BTU value, the more heat you get per unit of wood. I like to drag it out into the open on a log chain with the tractor. On the other hand, Ash doesn’t burn as hot or produce coals as good as other top firewood types.eval(ez_write_tag([[728,90],'burlybeaver_com-leader-2','ezslot_5',109,'0','0'])); Mulberry is excellent firewood with a high heat output. One final note, as a kid I grew up where the streets where lined with English Walnuts and Shagbark Hickory planted around 1900 or so…kept the red tree squirrels happy (and perhaps a few mean cats). My grandfather told that with him carrying wood in all winter and grandma hauling out the ashes … he never saw her all winter !! A rule of thumb for firewood: The drier, the better. Cheers fellow wood burners! I have no empirical data, but for us they have given decent heat. More about this will be explored in greater depth below. These chainsaws have the most power and can cut very thick trees in a single pass. Let it cook for about 2 hrs or until the flames from the gases slow down from spewing out the holes in the bucket lid. Firewood should be dried to10% to 20% moisture content for best performance. THE COALS GLOW REDHOT LIKE OAK, BUT WITH HARDLY ANY HEAT. Green, wet firewood will not be “fit for the purpose” under the Consumer Guarantees Act – it won’t burn properly and will clog up the flue. Big bright flames and smells good.Also beech is a very clean burning wood according to my grand dad .Smokes very little and burns to a huge coal. In Tasmania, Brown Peppermint is considered best. The drawbacks are the stinky smoke and the fact I had to poke it every 10 min and its hard to split. Overall, most (72%) firewood is sourced from the drier regions of south-eastern and south-western Australia. Thanks for posting the list of firewood species & specs. Dump prices are really high now, [$145 per ton] What I can't chip will go about 3 ton. It’s a very interesting subject you bring up Audrie that I would also like to hear comments about. As such, glass doors are essential to preventing a fire in your living room. In order to post comments, please make sure JavaScript and Cookies are enabled, and reload the page. PRACTICALLY EVERY RANCH FENCE HERE AND NEW MEXICO IS MADE FROM IT, IT’S EASILY SPLIT AND IT RESISTS ROTTING. Current estimates indicate that a massive 6.1 million tonnes of firewood 2 are collected each year in Australia. We use an outdoor wood burner. It has moderate heat output, a nice smell, and it produces decent coals. This can freeze in extended cold and cause the tree to come down without warning it combined with wind. I already have my next tree cut and seasoning . Split horribly and had a bad odor and only arround 15.5 BTU/ cord. Consistency between charts will vary due to different variables between different data sources. Being a transplant from So. Does anyone know anything about using it for firewood. I grew up in central Illinois and we had a lot of hedge rows that were being cut. A lot of people don’t burn it so it is plentiful. Apparently Magnolia is very similar to Tulip Poplar. I'm cleaning out the ashes every 3-4 days. Wet wood does not burn hotter than dry wood, it is also less efficient because energy has to be used to evaporate the remaining moisture. link to Chainsaw Bar Not Getting Oil (Oiler Not Working). It is much heavier than air dryed spruce and black burned bark has fallen off after time so it is clean to cut & process … any one know BTU ofthis fire killed spruce v. air dried spruce ? There are TONS of different types of wood out there, and some make better firewood than others. I think many of us are a little envious of the river bottom land you have and the great hardwoods you have access to. Iv’e only ived here for the last 4 years, It should have been pruned back many years ago but now to late and needs to be cut down. Right now, I have neighbors interested in buying some wood from me, and am waiting for permission to harvest some mulberry (the devil itself to set on fire and man, does it spark, but abundant here and as energy-rich as white oak). I have 4 of them that I want to cut down. So long as you’re only burning good hardwoods and/or clean white (non-glossy/colored) paper stock and kindling, you should spread your ashes on your favorite acreage for the potash. all our needs now,and for a few more years,sad business. As a result, a cord of wood may only have 70-90 cubic feet of actual solid wood. Bontrager's Firewood. Or the thousands of different genus found in Australia . But in my opinion any kind of wood is worth cutting up and burning as long as it isn’t totally rotten or anything. This will allow you to get a quick at-a-glance view, of the best types of firewood you can burn. I used to have a orchard in San Diego and it doesn’t do anything, but turn to ash. I dug into it and have burned a face cord or so. I have pictures of him with an electric pole saw (he’s deathly afraid of power equipment)cutting 2″ diameter branches on the ground !!! Find the best firewood types for your needs with our handy firewood BTU comparison chart. Ash is the only wood I’ve ever been able to burn streight off the tree (dried for 1 week or less) everything else I try to let dry for at least 5 years. I think these charts are the more accurate of the many charts. Wholesome Gear, LLC is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.com. Hot fires and cold beer!!!! Best Firewood in Arlington See All Firewood (16) Sort By. They are in same family as osage orange . Range of burning properties of the Australian eucalypts covers the full spectrum (and don’t even bother with wattles). Paired with an impressively high wood heating efficiency, it’s hard to go past. I live on the west slope too and have found that oak, even when protected, doesn’t keep that well, unlike cedar, pine, fir, or lodgepole. It’s quite nice really, light to handle, splits like nothing and puts off a nice blue flame at the coals. I had the oppertunity to obtain some Eucalyptus this last summer. The live oaks did just fine since they have such small leaves (unless they got in the way of a falling black oak). According to wikipedia bradford pear trees originally come from China. But wow, it burns down fast and leaves a lot of ash. Our wood is ECO friendly and only sourced from reputable suppliers, as we are a member of the Firewood Association of Australia (Member no. But in many cases softwoods actually have more BTU per pound than hardwoods. If you take a piece of that wood and another same size piece of another type of wood that you know the BTU of, you can get a general idea. For me and my outdoor boiler, I prefer the “junk” wood like aspen and spruce. 10 – 24 inche in diam. I have not tried the Madrona yet,but have a quarter of a cord for sale for $75.00! Nothing burns green like ash. Here is what the Firewood Association of Australia have to say on this topic: “The answer depends to a large extent on what wood is available. Still have some pieces, which are quite dry by now. However, Pine is good firewood for recreational outdoor campfires, because it produces a nice-smelling fire that doesn’t burn too long. Someone asked about Avacado. Not a true mahogany at all. A few other elders like black locust . rating? Find the best Firewood on Yelp: search reviews of 16 Arlington businesses by price, type, or location. attributed to mark twain!!! It’s not the best, but it will warm you. Superb device . cure time is at least 2 years covered,found a rating of 16 mil btus per cord but it was rated as poor firewood. Not to mention the spikey nuts that are hard on the mower and gutters. Hey Mikee, your right, red oak goes fast and so does beech and elm. Old growth Western Red Cedar,while it makes for the very best kindling,will burn TOO hot and damage a wood stove or insert!!!! eval(ez_write_tag([[300,250],'burlybeaver_com-box-4','ezslot_10',105,'0','0'])); As a note, this specific group of 15 was selected because they are among the most common firewood species’ in the USA. We supply Ironbark which is one of the best burning woods. I consider myself as an expert in firewood as I have heated my home with wood for 30 years. Sort By: 4 Item(s) Show: Special. We have oaks and madrone as our more common hardwoods. My comment doesnt pertain to btus so much, but would like to say that here in central Ind., I look for elms,not sure if there rock, red or slippery elms.But easy to spot cuz they die avg. And by the end of this guide, you’ll know the difference between good, bad, and excellent firewood. Most people don’t know this, but Hickory also happens to be one of the species of trees that you can tap for syrup. Anyone who thinks it’s crappy has either failed to keep it dry, not split it small enough or burned it green. Thanks. They also have little thorns on the smaller limbs. Some types of firewood pop or spark really badly, which may not seem like an issue at first, but it can actually be a big problem. It includes information about wood species, pounds per cord dry and BTU per cord. I’m still retrieving all the down stuff and will continue for a couple years, at least. When cutting, I have to sharpen my chain saw pretty frequently. See all. Be sure to let it season before burning to know how it should truly burn .Funny Story, I had a friend that cut a storm fallen red oak . I use Hickory, White or Red Oak,Beech,tulip Poplar,& Sycamore. There are 6 recognized levels of ratings; from BAL (low), BAL 12.5, BAL 19, BAL 29, and Bal 40 to BAL FZ (highest). Igniting green firewood can be difficult and once it’s burning it only gives off about 40% of the energy of dry firewood. Janka Hardness Ratings of Wood Species . Redgum is differentiated from just about all other Australian woods for firewood, for its lasting and heat, and difficulty to get going. Would it be possible to post the btu value of Monterey Pine? Wood heat seems to be medicinal especially on cold, wintry days. There are more than 50 different species of wood, all with different combinations of the qualities listed above. I look for fallen trees that are gray and smooth. The quality of the following firewood is based upon various characteristics such as its speed of burn, heat given off, tendency to spark (spit), ease of splitting, time required to season, etc anyone know anything about sweet gum btu value? In the fireplace, it is consumed due to the extreme heat of the wood, and the wood burns just as if it has been dead for several years. and we burn them in our fireplace after they are seasoned. If sparks are not an issue for you (for example, if you will only burn it in a sealed wood stove), then Mulberry is an excellent choice. There are mine if I want them. I have been looking for the B.T.U. It gives The wood will not keep very well even on a rack I have had it rot out. Don’t worry about the ashes your stove produces. If you have the option to burn any of the top 6 types of firewood above, those will be better choices. I have old growth straight grain cedar I cut in the early 90’s for kindling and it’s still as good as the day I cut it. Do you think that it is worthwhile to cut and split this to burn next year? I think I saw on another btu chart that poplar is 17.0 , but not totally for sure. There are some issues out here in the west that may not be present in other areas, just a heads up if it helps. and keep the bedroom doors about a foot from closed to save heat. I had some mostly seasoned red oak , shagbark hickory , and black locust. I saw a question about Ailanthus, Tree of Heaven, as to suitability for firewood. Northern Cal checking in, renovated an old homestead 5 years ago and have been clearing doug fir and california bay laurel for fire safety zone around the house. I now have access to a great deal of Poplar. Don’t even bother. GOTTA CLIMB HIGH AND USE A POLE ELECTRIC CHAIN SAW,,,GITTING IT DONE BUT WILL IT BE GOOD FOR MY LOPA WOOD STOVE..APPRECIATE SOME ANSWERS. I live in Oregon(Portland) and have used all the local species for both fireplace and stove heat. Two ways you can distinguish Soft Maple from Hard Maple, is using the weight and the smoke output. Jul 13, 2009 #1 I just quoted a fairly big Pin Oak, I haven't done one for years. Audrie The wood you are looking for is Black Locust.It is a little thorny but it grows fast and burns long and hot.I sold fire wood for ten years and burned it fo thirty.Black locust was a favorite of my Amish customers. In addition, Mulberry smells nice and produces great coals. When any kind of firewood burns it produces coals, and the quality of the coals produced have a big impact on how long (and how well) the fire will continue burning. 4 years later I still come here when I need to cut a load of firewood. Like the man said , if you got it free, it’s worth burning for heat. The black oaks just had too many leaves in that Nov and the snow was too heavy. This keeps all sparks from shooting onto our carpet. Storms here in Georgia recently took down some large sweetgums. The rounds were very large. I HAVE to burn green to keep from feeding it all day. Image: Ozpig Australia. Too Much Charcoal Building Up in a Wood Stove, Does Burning Softwood Cause Creosote in a Chimney, Soaking Wood Chips for Smoking and Grilling. I have the square footage of space in the house but what zone do i need so I can purchase the right sized wood stove? This is more than the 4.1 million tonnes we take out of our forests for woodchips. Have also taken large quantities of red oak (everyone’s favorite) and red maple (the poor man’s oak), and smaller amounts of cherry (nice smell), beech (hot stuff), yellow birch (great smell), white oak, and sweetgum. If you burn coal, you are leaving a destiny of death and starvation for your descendents and mine! I like burning Birch in fireplaces but getrun away fires ( read relief valve blows @ 100 c) However, when removing these trees, it is possible to use them as firewood as the wood is very dry. This timber is suited to combustion & open fireplaces. Re Bradford Pear, we had one in our front yard that lasted about 15 yrs., then went the way of many: split in a storm. I don’t have the ratings for that maple, but you can always weigh it and get a general idea that way. Showing 1-16 of 16. Pine Pine is a popular tree that is found in yards throughout Vancouver. 046) We also supply a number of wood fired pizza shops and cafes with wood fire pizza ovens and heating for dining areas . It throws sparks so only should be used in stoves that can be closed. A large proportion of the energy generated from burning green firewood actually goes to evaporating the water held in the wood. Love reading the comments from Andy. This is the resin soaked sticks of pine that will light with a match and makes an excellent starter. Accepts Credit Cards. Soft Maple firewood is okay, but not as good as the higher-ranked types of firewood on this list. This means that the quantity of wood is measured as if it was thrown into a container, and not as if it was stacked. Be sure and let us know how your test goes. We live in the upper Mojave desert (Calif.) and pretty much have to take what wood is available to buy. They are invasive and grow very quickly. You can buy inexpensive moisture meters which let you check the moisture content of firewood you are about to buy or burn. Second, Elm has a habit of absorbing the scent of whatever it’s growing on/around. Green: Unseasoned wood that is still full of moisture. Okay, now that we've determined the difference between seasoned vs unseasoned firewood and the difference between a full cord vs a face cord, let's look at the amount of BTUs generated from a specific firewood type. The biggest downside of Mulberry is that it produces heavy sparks. 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