Apple Haul!

Discussion in 'Woods for Smoking' started by billbo, Jun 9, 2013.

  1. billbo

    billbo Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    A girl I work with wanted an apple tree cut down in her yard. No problem I said!



     
  2. Nice score. Apple has been my wood of choice for the last few smokes.

    Happy smoken.

    David
     
  3. daveomak

    daveomak Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Billbo, evening.....  I  suppose she paid you to cut down the tree AND haul the wood off to your house...  And gave you a cold beer 'cause it was so much work to boot.....     YOU LUCKY DOG !!!!!!

    Dave[​IMG]
     
  4. seenred

    seenred Smoking Guru Group Lead OTBS Member

    Nice score...We love apple wood smoke!

    Red
     
  5. billbo

    billbo Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    I did it for free Dave! I drank beer when I got home with it!
     
  6. billbo

    billbo Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Red, apple is tasty and abundant here. I love it!
     
  7. catmandu59

    catmandu59 Newbie

    Nice score on the apple wood.I did the same on wednesday. Its cut and home now.I plan to split it this weekend.I'm new to this, how long does it need to season before using?Thanks in advance.Paul in WNY
     
  8. cliffcarter

    cliffcarter Master of the Pit Group Lead OTBS Member

    If you are using chunks for smoke flavor you can use it now. If you are going to use it as a heat source in a stick burner you need to cut and split it into the size you need for your firebox and season it for 8-12 months.
     
  9. I took a crab apple out about a week ago, split it up and cut it into chunks, and within several days, i used it on a couple of tbones and they were great [​IMG].  
     

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