Great new book about choosing, fuelling, fitting and using your woodbuner.
It’s All About the Firewood in Britain
The ultimate Fireside Companion for anyone interested in buying or using a standalone wood burning or multi-fuel stove in Britain. It covers everything from choosing and installing the right stove through to sourcing, buying, storing and burning the firewood including all the associated costs and comparisons to other fuels. The topics are: the development of the chimney and wood stove – the stove and how it works by controlling air flows – firewood from 40 different British tree species and its seasoning – buying and storing wood with costs and measurements – felling trees and the chopping & storing of wood – fire craft skills to start, control and use a fire – the cost of firewood as compared to other fuels – the management of woodlands for sustainable firewood – carbon impact of burning wood from non-sustainable sources. The appendices detail the points that should be considered when buying and installing a stove as well as health hazards and stove safety. A list of British stove producers is provided. There is also an extensive appendix detailing all the trees that are likely to be used as firewood in Britain with descriptions and grading relevant to wood burning. Lastly, there is an extensive collection of wood measurements and conversion factors.
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