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#16 robert_p43 OFFLINE  

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Posted February 24, 2015 - 11:01 AM

I sure wish I could find some nice, dry firewood around here.


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Posted February 24, 2015 - 11:30 AM

I have been selling wood this winter for $165 a cord.

Do you deliver to PT Pleasant ?
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Posted February 24, 2015 - 11:40 AM

Will, how many face cord in a cord. We dont use that term here, but have heard it at my cousins place in Ottawa.  Noel


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Posted February 24, 2015 - 12:46 PM

Will, how many face cord in a cord. We dont use that term here, but have heard it at my cousins place in Ottawa.  Noel

 

Face cord isn't a term of measurement really.  But I guess if you called a face cord would be a 1/2 cord.  2 wide, 8 long 4 tall. 

 

Cord, half cord, ect.

 

A cord is 128 cubic feet of wood.  4 wide, 8 long and 4 tall or any pile that comes out to 128 cubic ft.  See below picture

 

 

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Posted February 24, 2015 - 12:50 PM

Face cord isn't a term of measurement

 

Cord, half cord, quarter cord. ect.

 

A cord is 128 cubic feet of wood.  4 wide, 8 long and 4 tall

Around here we hear the term face cord all the time.  Picture this.  A cord is 8 feet long, 4 feet high and 4 feet deep or basically three rows of wood that are 8 feet long and 4 feet high.  A face cord is one third of that as I understand it.  In other words, one row of wood 8 feet long and 4 feet high, hence, the face of the cord.


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Posted February 24, 2015 - 01:02 PM

Around here we hear the term face cord all the time.  Picture this.  A cord is 8 feet long, 4 feet high and 4 feet deep or basically three rows of wood that are 8 feet long and 4 feet high.  A face cord is one third of that as I understand it.  In other words, one row of wood 8 feet long and 4 feet high, hence, the face of the cord.


Right, that's how they use the phrase up here too.
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Posted February 24, 2015 - 02:40 PM

Do you deliver to PT Pleasant ?

For $1.75 a mile I will deliver any where. Lol


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Posted February 24, 2015 - 03:12 PM

You call a 1/3rd cord a face cord. 42.66 cubic foot of wood.

 

But that's not a legal term for firewood sale.   You could really short change yourself buying anything but a full cord.


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Posted February 24, 2015 - 03:50 PM

Around here with over 2' of snow on the ground even the wood suppliers are having trouble. Last fall it was 180 to 200 dollars for a cord delivered and dumped. I saw an ad on CL for $350 last week. The snow that came off the roof and deck have my splitter buried in about 4' of packed snow. I will just have to burn any wood I get without spliting. GoodLuck, Rick


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Posted February 24, 2015 - 05:08 PM

I started selling fire wood this season, I sell by the pickup truck load, delivered, which is about 1/2 a full cord or 2x4x8.

Have nothing left to sell now but lots to cut and even more ready to split if I can get at it.

Suppose to warm up a bit this weekend with low winds, I hoping I can get some more ready to sell, been a lean winter for me and every little bit helps. So I'll be firing up the wood splitter.

 

Around here some sell by the face cord, 1 row 4ftx8ftx 12" long pieces or 16" long pieces, or a mix, 12" to 16"

I found that my pu truck with 8ft box holds 1/2 a full cord and that's about all it can carry weight wise.


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Posted February 24, 2015 - 05:41 PM

You call a 1/3rd cord a face cord. 42.66 cubic foot of wood.

 

But that's not a legal term for firewood sale.   You could really short change yourself buying anything but a full cord.

That's interesting.  I didn't even know there were legal terms when it came to selling firewood.  Yet another wrinkle in the brain.  Thanks.


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Posted February 24, 2015 - 05:58 PM

How about a 'rick'?



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Posted February 24, 2015 - 08:25 PM

How about a 'rick'?

I've never seen or heard that one in my area. But I've seen it referred to in writing on the internet

A rick is 42.66 cubic feet or a 1/3rd cord or a "face cord"

So much useless information...neat though I'd like to read on the origins of these terms for firewood.

Many states have laws defining firewood sale terms for quantity

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Posted February 24, 2015 - 08:27 PM

Up here, there are 2 cords. Face, which is 16" x 48" x 96".

Or a bush cord, which is 3 face cord. 4ft x 4ft x 8 ft.

The bush cord is pretty much obsolete. It was used more years

ago, when a 8ft long sleigh was loaded up with 4ft lengths, 4ft

high. Now a days, if you're talking turkey about a cord of wood, expect

to get a face cord. Unless, you bring your lawyer.


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Posted February 24, 2015 - 08:32 PM

I seen firewood here going for almost $200 a truckload. It seem to be cheaper here in the last week or two it will be spring here soon.


Edited by bbuckler, February 24, 2015 - 08:34 PM.

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