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xx   FUEL
xx   TREE
xx   WOOD

Using wooden pallets as firewood. Some tips.

Firewood buying tips.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Oct 1978 (v.56#10) pg. 42

Firewood. Burning the right kind of wood efficiently can help reduce your heating bill. Charts show characteristics and heat potential of various woods.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Oct 1979 (v.3#1) pg. 54

The cutting edge. An overview of some products available to the woodcutting consumer, plus tips on what to look for. Looks at chainsaws, chippers, log splitters, and portable sawmills.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Sep 1987 (v.10#12) pg. 45

Cutting wood for winter. A description of the tools for cutting firewood and tips on tree selection, cutting and felling and drying. Advice on chain saw safety, kickback and sharpening the teeth.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Oct 1993 (v.17#1) pg. 54

A clean sweep. How to keep wood-burning appliances and chimneys working safely. Advice on wood selection, avoiding creosote buildup and on choosing a chimney sweep.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Dec 1993 (v.17#3) pg. 26

A glossary of forestry terms. Includes a chart that lists the relative heat values of 33 different kinds of dry wood.
COUNTRYSIDE Mar 1980 (v.64#3) pg. 43

Which wood burns best? A look at the quality characteristics and heat value of commonly burned woods.
COUNTRYSIDE Nov 1982 (v.66#11) pg. 20

Special ALMANAC issue includes many measurement tables, statistical tables, formulas, tips and techniques. Topics covered include field, garden, livestock, cooking, equipment, measurements, wood heating and folklore.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Mar-Apr 1989 (v.73#2) pg. 22

Selecting and using a manual crosscut saw to cut firewood.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Jul-Aug 1995 (v.79#4) pg. 52

A guide to selecting, splitting and storing firewood.
EARLY AMERICAN LIFE Oct 1985 (v.16#5) pg. 50

Tips on finding and cutting firewood.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #184 Oct 1977 (v.27#7) pg. 48

Heating with wood. A look at today's resurgance and how to harvest your own trees.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #212 Oct 1980 (v.30#8) pg. 84

Buying firewood. Advice from a seller.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #212 Oct 1980 (v.30#8) pg. 92

Special section on heating with wood. Looks at selecting and cutting trees, splitting, stacking & drying firewood. Includes tips on selecting and installing wood stove.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #222 Oct 1981 (v.31#8) pg. 83

How to shop for firewood.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #242 Oct 1983 (v.33#8) pg. 120

Pros and cons of burning waste construction wood (both natural wood and manufactured wood).
FINE HOMEBUILDING #90 Aug-Sep 1994 pg. 20

Tip: Do not use plywood, particleboard and fiberboard scraps as firewood in a woodstove.
FINE WOODWORKING #56 Jan-Feb 1986 pg. 14
Added Info FINE WOODWORKING #57 Mar-Apr 1986 pg. 6
Added Info FINE WOODWORKING #59 Jul-Aug 1986 pg. 6

Things you should know about handling, selecting and storing firewood.
FLOWER & GARDEN Oct-Nov 1981 (v.25#6) pg. 24

A look at possible problems caused by insects that come indoors on firewood.
HARROWSMITH #28 Jun 1980 (v.4#8) pg. 118

A well-ordered approach to cutting, splitting, and seasoning firewood.
HARROWSMITH #30 Sep 1980 (v.5#2) pg. 81

A very social tool. How to select, sharpen and use a crosscut timber saw to cut firewood.
HARROWSMITH #39 Nov 1981 (v.6#3) pg. 78

Tip on using elastic cords to hold bunches of firewood while cutting.
HARROWSMITH #55 Jun-Jul 1984 (v.9#1) pg. 14

How to locate a source of free firewood, inspect the woodlot, and negotiate for a fair share with the landowner.
HARROWSMITH #58 Dec 1984-Jan 1985 (v.9#4) pg. 19

Drying firewood. Describes the basics of plant hydrology. Includes tips on cutting and storage to minimize drying time.
HARROWSMITH #70 Nov-Dec 1986 (v.11#4) pg. 131

Canadian expert "Mr. Wood Heat" shares tips on heating with wood, starting a fire from the top down, selection and use of firewood, etc.
HARROWSMITH COUNTRY LIFE #132 Feb 1997 (v.21) pg. 54

How to harvest firewood. What you should know about the different woods and tips on chopping down a tree and cutting it up.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO Nov-Dec 1979 (v.4#6) pg. 76

Chemically treated firewood to produce multi-color flames for your fireplace.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #463 Dec 1966 (v.62) pg. 98

The revival of the crosscut saw for cutting firewood. Tips on selection and use.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #629 Oct 1980 (v.76) pg. 76

Gathering firewood the easy way. How to locate free or inexpensive firewood, truck it home safely, and stack it for easy cutting into desired lengths.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #641 Oct 1981 (v.77) pg. 32

Technique for sawing several firewood logs or slabs at one time without having to reposition yourself every time you cut a piece to the proper length.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #25 Jan 1974 pg. 29
Added Info MOTHER EARTH NEWS #30 Nov 1974 pg. 74

Wood stoves. How to use them safely. Part 2. Covers stovepipes and stove accessories. Includes instructions on installing a damper and making your own stovepipe adapter. Also looks at firewoods which will give you the most heat with the fewest problems (smoke, sparks, etc.).
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #49 Jan-Feb 1978 pg. 70

A look at the problems that insect infestations in firewood can cause.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #66 Nov-Dec 1980 pg. 186

A compendium on useful information on firewood. A guide to woods by their relative fuel value. A look at splitting tools and what each does. Tips and techniques for splitting wood. What to look for in a chain saw and rules for safe use. Five wood-burning heating systems compared.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #107 Sep-Oct 1987 pg. 42

A connoisseur's guide to fuelwood. Information on the heat value of various woods, on seasoning, and on creosote.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #146 Oct-Nov 1994 pg. 48

How to get the most heat from wood. A look at the density and splitability of hardwood fuels.
ORGANIC GARDENING Oct 1977 (v.24#10) pg. 95

How to buy firewood without getting burned. Includes a chart that gives an idea of how much wood can be stacked in a cord, depending on its type and size.
ORGANIC GARDENING Oct 1979 (v.26#10) pg. 68

When does it pay to burn wood? A look at the "hidden costs" of heating with wood.
ORGANIC GARDENING Sep 1982 (v.29#9) pg. 81

The rewards of taking time to cut wood right. General rules for cutting, splitting and hauling.
ORGANIC GARDENING Oct 1988 (v.35#10) pg. 60

How to cut firewood and use a fireplace.
POPULAR MECHANICS Oct 1975 (v.144#4) pg. 60

How to cut, stack and use firewood.
POPULAR MECHANICS Oct 1977 (v.148#4) pg. 120

A guide to how to cut, split and handle firewood the easy way.
POPULAR MECHANICS Sep 1979 (v.152#3) pg. 125

Seven ways to get cheap firewood.
POPULAR MECHANICS Mar 1980 (v.153#3) pg. 126

The art of burning wood to get more heat. Three methods are shown.
POPULAR MECHANICS Sep 1980 (v.154#3) pg. 122

How to season firewood.
POPULAR MECHANICS Sep 1983 (v.160#3) pg. 122

How to cut free firewood in the national forests. Information on getting a permit, working the splash piles, how to buck a log and tips on the best woods for burning.
POPULAR SCIENCE Dec 1974 (v.205#6) pg. 93

Wood as fuel. How to calculate the economics.
POPULAR SCIENCE Feb 1978 (v.212#2) pg. 138

How to beat the wood-stove peril: creosote build-up. Tips on cleaning out chimneys, selecting firewood, location of chimneys and flues and other tips to prevent build-up of creosote.
POPULAR SCIENCE Oct 1978 (v.213#4) pg. 136

How to make eucalyptus bark "logs".
SUNSET Dec 1980 (v.165#6) pg. 173

A guide to firewood you can grow in mild-winter climates.
SUNSET Feb 1981 (v.166#2) pg. 214

Growing eucalyptus for firewood. A list of where to buy seedlings. (Supplement to Feb 1981 article on growing your own firewood.)
SUNSET May 1981 (v.166#5) pg. 286

How to shop for firewood. Chart shows how to find good buys in cordwood in terms of heating value per dollar spent.
SUNSET Dec 1986 (v.177#6) pg. 96

Basic information about wood for heating, how it is measured and how relative densities affect burning rates and heat output.
WORKBENCH May-Jun 1978 (v.34#3) pg. 62

How to season firewood. Some tips.
WORKBENCH Sep-Oct 1979 (v.35#5) pg. 89

Does heating with wood make economic sense? A technical view.
WORKBENCH Mar-Apr 1981 (v.37#2) pg. 124

How to lay in a supply of firewood. Some tips.
WORKBENCH Sep-Oct 1981 (v.37#5) pg. 102