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Old 12-02-2012, 08:59 AM   #7
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Originally Posted by plakers View Post
I'd have to agree that the size and type of wood would really matter but
seems that drying wood in the oven for 24 hours is very inefficient.
I understand that dry wood is not seasoned wood either though I do not know the specifics. That and if you overdry the wood it burns too fast, too hot.

Im sure I could dry all my firewood in a kiln but is the energy cost greater then the end product value? Smoking wood or egg fuel might be even a smaller scale.

And cost/benefit analysis is rarely involved in my BBQ projects, just ask my wife.
One sawyer where I took a log to be sawed had a solar kiln, so solar drying firewood may be a way to use one form of "green" energy to enhance another form of green energy ?

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