unseason wood?

Discussion in 'Woods for Smoking' started by danbono, Jun 26, 2015.

  1. danbono

    danbono Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Hi All Would be OK to use unseasoned wood, to start a coal bed?

    Then use apple/cherry splits for flavor and heat.

    Thanks Dan
    Last edited: Jun 26, 2015
  2. I used a separate burn barrel then shoveled hots in firebox. Didn't like nasties from semi green wood coating cook chamber. Just me I guess.
  3. cliffcarter

    cliffcarter Master of the Pit Group Lead OTBS Member

    No, it will not burn cleanly and it will be next to impossible to establish a bed of coals.

    Starting with lump charcoal is your best option, but you can use briquettes as well.

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