There are many benefits to preparing your own firewood: you can be sure to select the best kind of wood for burning, limit creosote buildup through proper seasoning and storage and (with proper form and equipment) enjoy an outdoor workout while you practice self-sufficiency.
| Choosing the Best Wood for Burning (Video)
|| How to Stack Firewood for Seasoning and Storage (Video)
|| Splitting Firewood Properly and Efficiently (Video)
|Whether you're using a wood-burning stove or heating your home, it is important to know how to choose, store and season firewood.
Proper stacking is an essential step in ensuring that your firewood is protected and well-seasoned.
| To split firewood, make sure that you are dressed for the job, have the right equipment and employ your best technique.
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