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How much does dry firewood weigh?

How much does dry firewood weigh?

Some factors include how dry the wood is, the specific species in the wood, and how green the wood is. However, a standard cord of wood weighs anything from 2000 to 3000 pounds. This is the weight assuming that the wood is dried correctly, and is not greenwood.

How much does a half a cord of oak firewood weigh?

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Wood Type Lbs. per cord – wet Lbs. per cord – dry
Fir 3585 2104
Maple 4585 3680
Mulberry 4712 3712
Oak, red 4888 3528

How much does a cord of seasoned oak firewood weigh?

An average cord of seasoned firewood weighs 2,000 to 3,000 pounds and can be carried in a 1/2-ton or 3/4-ton pickup.

How much does oak weight per foot?

A: Calculate weight, Mike, using the formula: density × volume. Well-dried, seasoned oak has of a density of about 3.6 pounds per board foot.

How do you estimate the weight of an oak log?

Estimated Log Weight = A x (A x (B x 0.5454)) / 100 x C

  1. Where:
  2. A = Log Diameter in Inches.
  3. B = Log Length in Feet.
  4. C = Type of Wood Value.

How long does it take to season oak firewood?

When using the air-drying method, you can expect oak firewood to take about six to 24 months to fully cure. If your oak firewood is still green and has a high moisture content of about 70% to 80%, allowing it to air dry for six months to two years should result in a moisture content of 20% or lower.

How much does a cord of dry oak weigh?

TABLE 1. Firewood Facts (Sorry for any gaps in the data)

Species Weight (lbs./ Cord) Green Weight (lbs./ Cord) Dry
Oak, Red 4888 3528
Oak, White 5573 4200
Osage-orange 5120 4728
Pine, Lodgepole 2610

How much is a cord of oak worth?

Firewood Pricing by Type

Firewood Type Average Price Range Per Cord
Oak $180 – $600
Maple $300 – $450
Mesquite $300 – $660
Ash $360 – $420

How much does dry oak weigh?

Average Dry Weight

Average Dry Weight (kg/m3) Specie Name
47 lbs/ft3 (770) Mirindiba
48 lbs/ft3 (770) Quarter Sawn White Oak
48 lbs/ft3 (770) White Oak
48 lbs/ft3 (770) Madrone Burl

How do you calculate the weight of oak logs?

How heavy is a large oak tree?

Tree weight: 14.385 tonnes

Stem to timber height 6,036kg
Branchwood to 7cm 6,137kg
Branchwood 7 – 4cm 1,000kg
Lop & top < 4cm 1,212kg
Total Weight 14,385kg

How much does a green oak log weigh?

So a correct statement in the original article should have been that oaks and hickories average between 60 and 70 pounds per cubic foot green.