Mike Cantrell wrote:Definitely. This has been the normal way to heat houses in northern Russia for a couple hundred years now.
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Phil Holbrook wrote:I've got a simple question, I'm not sure what a face cord is. 4x4xstove length or 4x8xstove length. Or something else?
I would love to cut down my firewood by 50%. I live in interior Alaska and burn about 7-8 full cords (4x4x8) per winter in a steel Earth stove.