Bark or no bark

Discussion in 'Woods for Smoking' started by gmebey, Jun 13, 2010.

  1. gmebey

    gmebey Smoke Blower

    I have a few logs and wish to chunk them for smoking.

    Is it normal to remove the bark?
     
  2. meateater

    meateater Smoking Guru SMF Premier Member

    If the wood wasn't sprayed with pesticides as far as known, I would leave the bark on, no problems.
     
  3. gmebey

    gmebey Smoke Blower

    Well since I don't know the history I will start pealing bark!
     
  4. richoso1

    richoso1 Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Good call, no sense in putting your Q in jeopardy.
     
  5. erain

    erain Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    i like using just the heartwood as well, i used some apple tree trimmings, small branches etc last year and with the bark they gave off excessive smoke i thought.
     

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