Firewood the story of the Holzhaufen

18 thoughts on “Firewood the story of the Holzhaufen”

      1. I have a smaller stove – we’re in GA and burn around a chord (it’s our first year and we’ve been tearing up the woodpile this winter) – and I cut my lengths shorter. Wonder if I could get away with something a little shorter.

        Something to try, and if I end up with excess I can always sell it.

        I assume it’s all split wood as you get truck loads?

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      2. It will definitely be easier to stack if it is shorter you may need to use a couple of saplings across the whole thing about halfway up to hold it together the shorter logs may not have enough friction to stay together. good luck

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  1. My hubby and I were just talking this week about getting ourselves a wood stove for the house! Though it may still be a dream that will be a year or two in the making. I showed him the pictures of your Holzhaufens, and I think we just may need to try this technique when we do start heating with wood.
    – Christine

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