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Easy way to move firewood

 
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This is a tip for anyone who routinely goes to the woodpile and grabs an armful of firewood, for the stove, fireplace, etc. For years I did this, trying not to bash the door or the walls or house trim getting wood from outside to inside. NOW I use cardboard banana boxes from Costco! Wow, what a difference. These boxes have two handholds, perfect size, and are cushioned on sides so I don’t beat up the doors getting wood inside. If they weren’t cardboard, and if they weren’t free, this would be an idea for Shark Tank! No more firewood mess in the back porch! No more dropping firewood in the kitchen on the finished wood floor! This idea is 100% wife approved—- just go to Costco and improve your life.... OK—- I suppose any heavy duty 2- handle box will work.... Keep warm my friends,
 
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Good idea Wayne.  Another old time goodie (although not entirely free unless received as a gift) is here: https://permies.com/t/360/122458/Advice-RMH-build-Hokkaido-Japan#1031331
I still use the low and wide Costco boxes though as a base for my firewood inside the house. Contains most of the woodsy bits and can easily be dumped outside just before the pile needs refilling.
 
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I use an old piece of luggage. It is a close to cube shaped duffel bag that has a flexible but solid plastic bottom. It can haul the equivalent of 2+ of firewood bundles they sell at campgrounds around here (though I cut my own or get it by the cord). That or I get a wheelbarrow at a time and stage it in an old travel trunk  a few feet from the wood stove to give it as much time to dry out inside as I can, as our winters here are so wet it’s hard to keep the wood dry enough even when well covered.
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