Sunday, 15 March 2009

Welcome to the Wood Burning Stove Blog

We had an old-fashioned stone fireplace for many years which was smoky, inefficient and messy. We burned logs in a caste iron fire log basket. The good thing was the wood was free. We gathered it from a copse of trees behind our house; part of the local golf course.

With the credit crunch and the energy crisis we decided to save some money and had the old stone fireplace removed and replaced with a wood burning stove. This has greatly reduced our gas bills and burns wood far more efficiently than our old open fire.

Below are some articles to help you get started on the adventure of owning a wood burner:

Sunday, 1 March 2009

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