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...and if (like me) your house doesn't have room for a mudroom shower, you can always do this...
That math is wrong ...4" x 8" x 24" ( 2 feet ) is 64 Cubic feet, not 54 cubic feet...my friend with the farm gets a lot of the totes that leak for free...and that is what he does, he cuts out the plastic and uses the frames and moves the wood around with one of his larger tractors that has forks on it...he stores it away from the house, and as he needs it he brings over one at a time.Back to the math question, according to Wikipedia, it depends on your definition of "is" (LOL)...
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So, you're going to need to know how long you want your pieces, and the depth (front-back) of the inside of the tote (plus air space between firewood rows, ideally).
That's EXACTLY what I intend to do. And I didn't mention it earlier, but I suppose it DOES factor in. I'll continue to cut my firewood at appx. 16", so now I really don't know how to do the math involved LOL.That math is wrong ...4" x 8" x 24" ( 2 feet ) is 64 Cubic feet, not 54 cubic feet...my friend with the farm gets a lot of the totes that leak for free...and that is what he does, he cuts out the plastic and uses the frames and moves the wood around with one of his larger tractors that has forks on it...he stores it away from the house, and as he needs it he brings over one at a time
A lot of the old saws have a cult following. You very well could get quite a bit more than you paid for it. Try to run it. If you can get it started it will be worth even more.Here is a semi funny story, showing the vast differences in perception of folks due to their upbringing. I bought my current home just over 30 years ago, an 840 s.f. modular on a wooded one acre lot at the end of a dead end road. I had just started dating a lady who grew up in town and had always lived in town until moving with her parents into a retirement village. On her first visit to my house, she said I should hire her father to come and cut all my trees down. I tried to explain to her that I bought a wooded lot because I LIKED the trees. That was a concept she just couldn't grasp. Like the time we were driving thru the country side and she saw some deer in someone's back yard and said, "Look! Someone has pet deer!" I said what do you mean by "pet deer"? She said that there was a 2 rail post & rail fence around the property. I told her that the deer could EASILY jump a fence twice that high and were in that yard just to eat the shrubs and would leave when they were done. We didn't date very long.
Getting back to firewood. I kinda wish I had a small wood stove in the living room. I get enough fallen limbs in the course of the year to enjoy the ambiance of a few fires during the winter. I have an antique Homelite Super 2 that I bought for something like $150 with a carrying case back in the late 1980's. It ran great when I was using it regularly to cut wood for my ex's wood stove. About a dozen years ago, I bought a Worx corded JawSaw, that works nice on the typical smallish limbs that drop in the yard. And about 2 years ago, I bought an electric chain saw for larger stuff that won't fit in the jawsaw and my reciprocating saw takes too long to cut. I haven't used that yet. The Homelite has been sitting in its case for the last 25 years unused. I should probably sell it because I'm not up to using it anymore.A quick look just now on Ebay shows me that they sell for a lot more than I would have guessed.