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What kind of wood is this?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by bob, Jan 14, 2003.

  1. bob

    bob LawnSite Platinum Member
    from DE
    Messages: 4,261

    ?

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  2. HarryD

    HarryD LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,069

    pretty hard to tell from that picture . could be any kind of hard wood . kinda looks like oak or hickory
     
  3. rodfather

    rodfather LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 9,501

    Looks like White Oak to me. Not positive though. Hickory doesn't have that kind of bark I'm pretty sure.
     
  4. grassdaddy

    grassdaddy LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 565

    white oak,bust pretty easy.chesnut oak is the one thats a bear to split.
     
  5. Gravely_Man

    Gravely_Man LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,075

    I would say that you have a very nice piece of white oak. Per the fuel wood standards guide that I have in front of me here is some additional info: (Heating ability) Very High, (Ease of Splitting) Moderate, (Ease of Starting) Difficult & (Coaling Qualities) Excellent. That is a very good wood for selling for firewood.


    Gravely_Man
     
  6. Scraper

    Scraper LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,656

    I'd say...I'll take a cord of that or two for my woodstove. ;) Heck...I'll take 6-7 cords for next years wood supply.
     
  7. greenngrow

    greenngrow LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 403

    Hard to split white oak. Especially when it is green.

    Good luck
     
  8. Jusmowin

    Jusmowin LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 727

    No wood is hard to split with a 30 ton log spliter!:D
     
  9. bob

    bob LawnSite Platinum Member
    from DE
    Messages: 4,261

    You must be right. The wood takes a little while to ignite. But, when it does start- wow- you can't even get your hand close to the fireplace , even with the poker!

    Also, where can I get a copy of that fuel guide?
     
  10. Scraper

    Scraper LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,656

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