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Unread 02-03-2013, 08:08 AM   #1
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Default storing green wood/chunks

just got a load of freshly cut down hickory. how do you guys store it? would you cut it in to chunks, or leave it fireplace length till you are ready for it? i was worried it might mold but i cant store it all inside. i left some pear wood outside this past summer, and it got kind of punky if you know what i mean.

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If you do store it outside, make sure it is up off the ground enough for air to circulate underneath and cover the top of it to help shed rain.
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Exactly what he said. Leave it stove length. Get some pallets to stack it on, and something (preferably metal/hard plastic, or at least a folded tarp over OSB) to cover the top. Angle the top cover to shed rain. Leave the sides open for ventilation.
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Make sure you split it before you stack it,don't stack rounds it will not season !
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