Originally Posted by cowgirl
Definitely cut your own wood if you have the chance.
One thing to keep in mind too...I would steer away from any fruit woods that have been sprayed with pesticides or chemicals.
Good point. I would ask the farmer when he last sprayed and if what he's spraying with will wash of in the rain.
In general fruit or nut woods are used for smoking. You can find lists of suitable woods on the Internet.