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cordwood

[′kȯrd‚wu̇d]
(materials)
Wood stacked and sold in cords.

cordwood

A practical, resource-efficient, renewable material that is usually obtained from timber and trees unsuitable for building purposes. Deadfall and standing dead timber are preferred, because they are partially seasoned and contain minimal rot. See also: Biomaterials
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Naturally, many Alaskans are familiar with the medium of cordwood.
These furnaces use a variety of fuel sources, including: cordwood, corn, wood pellet, raw litter, and pelletized raw litter.
A onetime re-mortaring after the cordwood has finished shrinking should be all that wilt need to Be clone to the cordwood walls to help them provide good insulation for the future.
YOU'VE FOLLOWED THE ELECTRONIC BREADCRUMBS TO THE MOTHER OF ALL FISH-HOLDING HOTSPOTS--A CHOICE OFFSHORE HUMP WHERE HUNGRY WALLEYES ARE STACKED LIKE PROVERBIAL CORDWOOD.
Barber was a longtime collector of classic decoys, which then could be found in sheds and barns, stacked like cordwood, and be bought for a few cents apiece.
But the cordwood structure is really the nerve center of the couple's kitchen garden, on Decatur Island in Washington's San Juans.
With limited beds, the swell in numbers during an extreme weather notification, would see people "stacked like cordwood.
The forester gets crop after crop of logs, cordwood, shingles, poles, or railroad ties from his forest, and even some return from regulated grazing.
This book provides a comprehensive manual for combining materials such as cordwood, earth plaster, and straw bales with step-by-step green construction techniques.
Each morning after stand-to and breakfast, one group of teamsters in a wood train hauling logs and cordwood loaded the previous day heads back to the FOB with 2LT Francis McCarthy's escort detail of 12 Soldiers.
The cordwood he'd split to heat the house was strewn in a heap, unstacked and blanketed in snow, and in the icy wind the ropes of buoys and traps strung across the barn creaked and snapped.
This project survey collected information from US Forest Service personnel and members of the SAF who currently have wood-burning equipment and traditionally have used cordwood as a primary or secondary source of home heating.