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Trees for Timber, Fuel or Making Things

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Trees for Timber, Fuel or Making Things An extract from “The Little Book of Planting Trees” by Max Adams 2018. “Few projects give more satisfaction than growing trees to use as fuel or to make things.  From the simple cut hazel rod for a walking stick or garden support, to pines, oaks and beech for construction, furniture, carving and all types of timber for wood burners, cutting wood from trees that you have grown is immensely gratifying.  And it’s never too late to start – in ten years you could be fuel self-sufficient from scratch. Good trees for fuel include...

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Dry Firewood is the Key to Improving Air Quality

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Dry Firewood is the Key to Improving Air Quality

Well worth a watch here the IRBEA webinar on air quality issues: https://www.irbea.org/addressing-air-quality-concerns-using-dry-wood-fuel/ 13th January 2021 Recent concerns around domestic fireplaces and stoves and their impact on air quality have enhanced calls to ban smoky fuels and promote the use of dry wood fuel. This webinar focuses on presenting the IrBEA proposals to regulate wood fuels as a mechanism to eliminate wet wood from the marketplace to address air quality issues. This webinar gives stakeholders an opportunity to get a better understanding of the link between air quality and moisture content of wood. Air emissions can be dramatically reduced by using...

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Log Splitter Oil

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Log Splitter Oil

When the time comes to service your log splitter and change the oil after 50 hours work then we recommend Maxol Hydraulic 46.

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The Champ

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The Champ

We're awarding our Log Splitter Champion Award 2020 to the 12 Ton Electric Log Splitter. What a star performer. Amazing customer reviews, full of power, a dream to operate and our best seller for this firewood season. The 12 ton Hartnett Log Splitter makes chopping firewood a very easy job. It can handle hard and soft wood. It can handle knots, it can handle large rigs, it can handle just about anything. This log splitter for sale from Hartnett Products. Check it out on our website or order online. It's our Star attraction this year!

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Domestic Coal Burning to be Phased out in UK

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Domestic Coal Burning to be Phased out in UK

Does this mark the end of the cosy fire or stove?  No!  Firewood to the Rescue! The restrictions in the UK are limited and will be phased in over several years. Even after they come into full effect, fire lovers will still be able to collect their own kindling and branches and buy seasoned or kiln-dried logs (as long as they have moisture levels below 20%). This fuel is more expensive, but burns more efficiently and more cleanly, which means more heat, lower flue maintenance costs and fewer health concerns. It is also easier to light and produces a satisfying...

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