what wood and where from

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rotachoc
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what wood and where from

Post by rotachoc » Fri Mar 20, 2015 12:06 pm

I just got my kettle pizza oven kit id like to start making some pizzas, I'd like to know what kind of wood should I get and where from i'm in the Wollongong NSW area????


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Re: what wood and where from

Post by Mixin » Fri Mar 20, 2015 9:17 pm

I just use old hardwood fence (unpainted). Got a stack of it in the backyard.

Don't know about down the 'gong, but if you head south from Eastern Creek on Wallgrove Rd, not far from Chandos Rd is a firewood bloke who sells redgum - it burns nice & hot, and for quite a while.
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rotachoc
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Re: what wood and where from

Post by rotachoc » Sat Mar 21, 2015 3:39 am

I can get my hands on ironbark, will that get temperatures up high enough and is it a strong flavor tasting wood

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Re: what wood and where from

Post by hoddo » Sat Mar 21, 2015 8:13 am

Ironbark burns hot with not much ash

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Re: what wood and where from

Post by Smokey » Sat Mar 21, 2015 11:17 am

Iron bark is perfect, If you can split it.
Iron bark has an Air Dried Density of around 1120 kg / M3 against around 900 kg / M3 for River red gum

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