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Nothin like a wood fire

Discussion in 'Firewood, Heating and Wood Burning Equipment' started by Marine5068, May 13, 2019.

  1. Marine5068

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    There's nothing more enjoyable than heating your home with wood, in my opinion.
    It's the enjoyment of being somewhat self sufficient and handy with tools and fire.
    Plus, after a hard workday, it so nice to sit near a stove or fireplace and read, eat, relax and whatnot.
    Coming in from a brisk day working outside and seeing that fire and feeling the warmth makes me happy every time and keeps me smiling. P_20180105_032820.jpg
     
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    Agree 100%.

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    +1,,, been rainy for days here, barely gets out of the 40s... I fired up the stove this morning to take the chill off, been feeding it since...
    Supposed to rain til Wednesday...
     
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    Been 80+f here and only 1.4 inches of rain since Jan 1,, got forest fires happening already.
    @ my cabin the lake is down 3-4 ft, very rare, I expect an outdoor fire ban shortly.
     
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    dancan Spruce , The preferred wood of the Purgatory !

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    36F to 55F and wet , you'll need matches and lotsa gas to get a forest fire going here .
    I haven't shut down my furnace yet , still running on the match that lit it in late October lol
     
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    Nice post :)

    Still burning every day here. Tonight is something like 2 degrees Celsius, feels like -3 degrees Celsius. Forecast shows nicer weather after the weekend.
     
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    Wood fire warms like none other.
    Makes my bones relax.
     
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    Still burning here too a few times a week on thoses cool nights. 37F forecast for tonight.
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    Totally agree. Thankfully the Wife does to. Wood heat warms you to the core and I agree. I’m in NC so have been done burning for a while now.
     
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    unclemoustache My 'stache is bigger than yours.

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    But today I was contemplating turning on the AC.
     
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    Same here. 2 days ago chilly and needing some heat, today it was 90 stinking degrees.

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    This is us, we had a couple record High temp days then, BAM, fire up the woodstove again, burning right now as we watch the Blazers Whoop Ass on the Golden State Warriors


    Doug :cheers:
     
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    It requires a lot of work then setting a thermostat and forgetting it, but it is satisfying.
     
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    Understatement, but Accurate ;):yes:

    And saves me a Boatload of Money compared to using our Forced Air ELECTRIC Furnace :eek:


    Doug :cheers:
     
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    I agree. I like the chainsaw part of bucking up a tree. But I split all by hand and I just don’t like the splitting part. Often after hours of splitting I’m like is this really worth it? But then when it’s 25 outside and I’m sitting inside by the wood stove I’m like “yep it’s worth it”.
     
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    Nothing is free. You ether have to buy fuel or electricity or work to get firewood. Ether way it's gonna cost you something. Wood is a renewable recourse and wood can be found that would just go to waste, like trees that die for what ever reason.
    Even if you get wood for free, you still have to feed the heater every so often. It's not as handy as setting a thermostat and forgetting it. But it creates an atmosphere that central heat doesn't provide.
     
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    Evening fires outdoors in late spring are also fun. My dog and my wife seem to think so:
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    Where you at Ronaldo? Williamsburg here..
     
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    Practically neighbors. I'm between Belle Plaine and Chelsea. I worked at the Kinze factory welding farm equipment for 18 yrs.
     
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    Sterling Bronemann Stihl lovin country boy

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    Oh nice. Small world isn't it? Actually live in Conroy. But nobody ever has heard of that.
     
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