Sunday, 22 June 2014

Firewood Sales Home Business - Q & A

This page is dedicated to collecting information on how to start a home business chopping and selling firewood. It will be continually updated as I think of questions and discover the answers.
Basic Information
Q: How big is a cord?
A1: (Industry Canada) The cord, which is 128 cubic feet or about 3.6 stacked cubic metres of firewood, including wood, bark and airspace.

A2: 4' X 4' X 8' = 128 cubic feet, which is the size a full-size truck's box stacked four feet high (a full-size truck holds a 4' X 8' sheet of plywood between the fender wells with the tailgate closed).

Q: How much does a cord sell for?
A: Depends on the kind of wood & whether it's split, seasoned and/or delivered
Sample Prices in the Fraser Valley, from Kijiji
Pine Split, Seasoned and Delivered = $260/cord
Fir Split, Seasoned and Delivered = $320.00/cord

Q: By what standards is "seasoned firewood?"

Q: How much does it cost to have a self-loading logging truck deliver a load of logs?

Q: How many calories are burned chopping wood?
A: Between 400 and 500 calories an hour.

Q: Would I get a muscular build chopping firewood? 
A: Hell yes!

Q: Do I need a business license to sell firewood?

Q: Would I need any permits to sell firewood bundles from the side of the road to campers on weekends?


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Chainsaw Tips
Wood Splitting Tips

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