Firewood is any wooden material that is gathered and used for fuel. Generally, firewood is not highly processed and is in some sort of recognizable log or branch form, compared to other forms of wood fuel like pellets or chips. Firewood can be seasoned (dry) or unseasoned (fresh/wet).
Oak: Known for its long, slow burns, oak is likely the best firewood wood. Oak is a dense hardwood available throughout most regions of North America. While oak wood can take a little longer to become properly seasoned than other firewoods, the fire from well-seasoned oak in your wood stove can’t be beaten.
Why is firewood so expensive?
When oil prices started to bubble up, more people in the forest states saw wood as a desirable, locally sourced, cleaner, and cheaper alternative. But even as heating oil prices tanked this year, wood got more expensive. … “In a year where oil spikes, we just can’t crank the firewood out fast enough.