I did read that you should only put the wood in after the oven has fallen beneath c as it can give off resin that gets into your oven and can. So wet you can see the mosture line where its dry i guess the guy didn't store it right. Which is fine cause the wood looks beautiful. The problem. How to Dry Firewood. Freshly cut wood retains a lot of water, which makes lighting and sustaining a fire very difficult. Even if it does burn, wet wood gives off less.
Firewood Curing - the inexpensive solution to dry firewood A minimum of 6 months' drying time, leaving it exposed to the sun and protected from moisture, is needed to "cure' firewood. Drying wood in oven I've got some dogwood trees that died a couple years ago but are still standing. If you happen to try. Clear materials allow direct sunlight. I would be out searching for pallets - especially oak ones from stone masons Create small pieces for kindling as well as larger pieces that will burn longer. Utilize the air by selecting an making a router lift that is open to prevailing winds or other air currents.