I cut a lot of western juniper, 50 to 75 cord a.
Apr 10, Put a sheet of heavy (at least 4 mil) plastic on the ground to keep moisture away. Then lay out the landscaping timbers to raise the stack off the ground by at least 4" to 6". For 1" thick boards (4/4), the timbers should be about 20" apart to keep the boards from sagging.4/5. 2. Keep it off the ground. If at all possible, you should stack your firewood at least a few inches off of the ground.
Stacking firewood directly on the ground can cause a few problems. Low Airflow. Stacking your firewood directly on the ground will not allow proper airflow around the bottom of the stumplopping.barted Reading Time: 10 mins. A solid base off the ground. Firewood should be kept up off the ground for seasoning to promote drying mulch safe for trees prevent mould growth.
Because I cut and split my wood in the bush and stack it in an opening there, then move it to the house in fall, I have to use materials that are handy. So I use poles cut in the bush as rails on which to build my stumplopping.barted Reading Time: 6 mins. Aug 05, Keep the four logs with the largest diameter and length for your sills and top plates. The logs for the top plates should be cut two feet longer (minimum) than the other logs to support your gable end support logs.
Don’t cut too many trees down from the same space, the remaining trees will benefit from the extra light and space. Transportation. Dec 07, 5. Use Pallets where possible. Preferably, logs should be placed on wooden pallets as these keep them off the ground and provide a free flow of air underneath; the ideal height of the wood stack (including the pallet) should be no more than 3ft (1m) as the logs can become unstable if piled too high.
6. Provide Good stumplopping.barted Reading Time: 3 mins. Aug 16, A lot of it depends on the species of wood. I stack logs in piles all the time. I leave them uncovered and have found 2 years is about the limit for most types of wood.