There are many different types of wood available for burning – it can be quite overwhelming.
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The top ten woods for log fire burning
A very good wood that burns slow and steady, it has small flame size, and does not produce sparking or spitting. Produces a pleasant smell when burnt.
Said by many to be one of best woods for burning. It produces a steady flame and good heat output. Here is a little more information on Ash from the Woodland Trust.
Another top wood, very similar to ash. A little more information on Beech Wood is available here form Wikipedia.
Produces very good heat output but it does burn quickly. Recommended for pizza ovens and cooking. Here is a link for information on the Birch Wood tree.
Is a slow to burn wood that produces a good heat output. Like apple produces a pleasant scent when burnt. Some information on Cherry Wood and the tree, is available here.
Is a good traditional firewood that has a slow burn with good heat output. There is information on the Hawthorn here.
Is a good burning wood that produces good flame and heat output. Loads of information on Maple Wood is here on Wikipedia.
Because of its density, oak produces a small flame and very slow burn, must be kiln dried for best results. Wikipedia has plenty more information on Oak here – click this link.
Burns well with good heat output, like oak must be kiln dried for best results. Information on Pear Wood is available here form the Wood Database.
Produces a good flame, but with only moderate heat output. The Wood Database has more information on Sycamore Wood – click here.
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