Buying firewood? Make sure you get a full cord of wood! Here’s what you need to know about buying, storing, and using firewood.
Wood treatments, paint, or other chemicals may not be your best answer when it comes to preserving wood outdoors. Learn why wooden pagodas built in the far east lasted for centuries.
As the air becomes more frigid, families gather around fireplaces and wood-burning stoves seeking warm comfort. Unfortunately for many — especially those who suffer from asthma and allergies — the use of such heating devices can trigger health-related disasters in unexpected ways.
Make the most of firewood for your winter heating: Learn the tricks on how to select, store, and burn firewood for maximum efficiency.
Natural wood charcoal has many uses. We use charcoal on our homestead on a weekly basis. You can use it for grilling, a heat source, gardening, water filtration, making pine glue, and more. Natural wood charcoal is also very expensive, but easy to make.
LET ME STAND NEXT TO YOUR FIRE… The allure of the crackling fire safely contained in a wood burning stove is appreciated by your family and friends, but who gets all the work of firing it up, and all the abuse if it fails to light? That’ll be you…