Originally Posted by Higgledy
Last year I cut down a white oak that was growing in my yard. Can I use a chunk from it in my grill?
Yes. You should be just fine. I have a friend that is a logger and he drops off exta pieces of any fruit trees or maple as they are the most common in my area for me. I chunk them into fist size pieces and store in an old plastic garbage can in the garage. I grab a few pieces whenever I cook.