Woodpile/Woodstove Pics with your bike/dog - How do you heat your house/bike storage? Winter travel.

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  1. Sno Dawg

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  2. Moto Jimmy

    Moto Jimmy Making the transition

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    Thanks! I thought it was a cool piece. Better to use it then to dismantle it and bring it to scrap. I hope it works well enough, if not I have a small detached garage it'll be perfect in.
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  4. haystack

    haystack Just ride

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    More snow on the way.
    Get ready.
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  5. Sno Dawg

    Sno Dawg Long timer

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    Hey Yellow Iron,
    What are the bricks for that are under your stove?

    BTW That looks like one content dog!

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  6. docgonzo

    docgonzo Old Gadfly

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    Bricks around a woodstove help retain, then release gradually, the heat generated by the stove. Stone or brick behind or around a heat source will stay warm, and heat the house for a fair amount of time after the wood has burned down. Like the brick behind my wood stove. By the way, what could be nicer then a snow day, where you could sit right in front of the stove and watch politics on CNN?
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  7. Yellow Iron

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    The bricks have a few uses Sometimes Ill put them inside my boots to dry the insides or stand my boots on top to help drying
  8. Sno Dawg

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    Hey Doc,
    I agree with the woodstove on a snow day, but recently politics make me shake my head. I would prefer just to watch the fire over politics. I really appreciate how even in this day-in age where we have some technology to conquer everything how weather can make everything stop.....

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    Hey Yellow Iron,
    I figured they were used to prop something up and to hold the heat. The top of my woodstove is covered with heavy metal things for the same reason. We also have hooks all around the stove to hang gloves, hats, boots, jackets and shirts to warm them.

    Secret - on really cold nights - sometimes I hang my pajamas over the stove and warm them before I go to bed.
    My wife laughs at me but she does it too!

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    over the weekend when the power was out I camped out nights in front of the woodstove in a sleeping bag the rest of the family took up the couches this wood stove kept us warm during that time.
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  11. Cataract2

    Cataract2 Where to?

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    Really pissed off at the company that we hired to install the chimney liner for our wood stove. They screwed up and didn't get the right size adaptor from the stove to the pipe. So here we sit with no fireplace. Of course, we waited a week to hear from them and then decided to call them only to find out that it's on order and they can tentatively schedule the install at the end of the month.:becca


    Glad I got my new pole and chainsaw though. Can take out my frustrations with all of this new fresh firewood that has been created.
  12. Sno Dawg

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    That sucks about your stove especially while the weather is still cold and we are all burning wood. I hope you get some time after they finally install the pipe to "season" it with a few nice fires!

    I agree 100% - chainsaws are really fun tools and an excellent way to release energy.

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    haystack Just ride

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    I am very thankful for my woodpile and woodstove.
    I just got my power back after 8 days, since the beginning of the last storm.
    The good news is we were warm and cozy the whole time.
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    +1! The wood stove kept us warm for 2 weeks during Sandy, and now for the 48 hours we were out of power this time.
    Nice to also have a gas hot water heater. Not sure how it works without electricity for it's thermostat, but it does, so I'm not going to complain.
    Stove is gas, so cooking wasn't a problem.
    The wood stove kept the downstairs of the entire house about 68, and the heat would rise to the second floor to keep those rooms warm as well.
    No hats needed this time to sleep!
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    Cataract2 Where to?

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    Chainsaws and a sledge and wedge for splitting. Really gets it out. Already took an assessment around my house to see what large branches need attention. Itching to break in the new saws...
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    Schmokel I got peed on today.

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    I was hoping to make it to Windy Ridge today to look at saws, but the poor kiddo is sick. Not sure I really want to take him out.
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    Jeff, was at the Whitney on Friday, and came across this painting:

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    Might have to get some paint out and copy it!
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    adkpatroller Been here awhile

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    Schmokel I got peed on today.

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