How to identify high quality wood.
When buying firewood it's good to be able to identify a good quality chop to avoid disappointment. Some chops of wood have the odd shabby one here and there, so it's best to look out for them if you want to avoid them. We've listed our key recommended identifiers to look out for when you go to buy firewood of any kind.
- The wood is darker and split at the ends
- You can pick it up with ease
- The bark peels off effortlessly
- The wood sounds hollow when you hit it
Any opposing characteristics of your chop could mean that the quality isn't at its best, and might need to be avoided if you're after a high quality chop.