Sunday, 22 June 2014
Firewood Sales Home Business - Q & A
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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