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Wood Heat

From wood pile management to fire techniques, wood stoves to fireplaces - let's talk about how you keep your hearth fire burning.

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Anyone using "top down" ignition?

Started by Sundance Trosper. Last reply by Sundance Trosper Feb 5, 2011. 3 Replies

I've yet to get it to work for myself but I may not be using enough kindling. Anyone have success?

Tags: technique, fire, down, top

Best wood stove for a camper?

Started by Liam Strain. Last reply by Liam Strain Dec 12, 2010. 1 Reply

I'm considering building a caravan wagon, and will build a full hearth with 14 guage flashing and fire shield board. What I don't know is a good option for a wood burning stove that will efficiently…Continue

Tags: travel, stove, Caravan

All-night burn?

Started by Sundance Trosper. Last reply by Kevin Nov 29, 2010. 2 Replies

Is it possible? I have a fireplace insert with knob style dampers on the front and I have yet to achieve an all-night fire. Do I just need to man-up and plan on getting up a couple times a night…Continue

Tags: all-night, insert, fireplace

Woodstove? Fireplace? What are you burning?

Started by Sundance Trosper. Last reply by Kevin May 4, 2010. 6 Replies

I'm burning with a wood insert in my fireplace.  I prefer a woodstove but the insert is what came with the house.What do you use?  What do you prefer?Post pics if you got 'em!Continue

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Comment by Mitja Logar on March 8, 2011 at 4:18am
Comment by Mitja Logar on March 16, 2010 at 8:51am
LOL, good one Sundance! Thanks, for the welcome!
Comment by Sundance Trosper on March 16, 2010 at 8:32am
Mitja,

We're all out cutting wood! No, just kidding, just haven't been on in a while. Welcome to the group!
Comment by Mitja Logar on March 16, 2010 at 6:33am
Is this group still alive and kicking :) ?
Comment by Sundance Trosper on January 30, 2010 at 10:16am
Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe. - Abraham Lincoln
Comment by Sundance Trosper on January 29, 2010 at 9:56am
Cut your own wood and warm yourself twice -Henry Ford
Comment by Sundance Trosper on January 8, 2010 at 9:41am
Welcome!
 

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