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I would have to take a look at costs, we used to have a kindla machine but could never sell any.

Sell it wholesale then?
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iv got some in the yard I'm cutting to use at home with some sally it burns hot and clean it's so dry . Nobody won't to buy soft wood so we use it

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8 hours ago, tim Ber said:

iv got some in the yard I'm cutting to use at home with some sally it burns hot and clean it's so dry . Nobody won't to buy soft wood so we use it

Poplar is not a soft wood.

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1 hour ago, skyhuck said:

Poplar is not a soft wood.

It's quite a soft wood but it's not a softwood.  Burns well; ask all those who burn nothing but in northern climes.

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I have about 5 or 6 tons of Pop around, mainly oversize stuff.   On Tuesday I was cutting some of it for my own use this coming winter,   this has been in a cord stack since August 14.   Bark has long gone, some of te timber is now starting to decay and is WET inside,  you can feel it as you handle the logs. 

 

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It's always sopping wet inside pop but I found once cut it dries really quickly. Cut a few and leave them out in this sunshine for August and I bet they're ready for burning by Christmas

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I would have scorned Poplar as firewood, but having had to fell a couple to access other trees, and noticing how easy(prob in the Spring) it was to de-bark using the front tyre of a 4WD tractor, I cut, split and stacked it.

It dried remarkedly fast & well (from recall) and was bloody excellent for lighting the wood stove along with a couple of handfuls of scrunched up newspaper.

So ah hadda rethunk my notions.

mth

 

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