What Is The Firewood Feeder's® Log Capacity?
Obviously, this depends on the size of the logs. But our sawdust covered boffins estimate that the HUNKY sized Firewood Feeder®, that has a capacity of about 1.65 cubic metres, can hold about 400 logs of mixed sizes (see the table below).
Whereas the smaller HAPPY sized Firewood Feeder® has a 0.50 cubic metre capacity (approx) and can hold about 140 logs of mixed sizes (see the table below).
How many logs make up a cubic metre?
Small Logs (6" or less) = 400 logs per cubic metre approx
Standard Logs (8"-10") = 300 logs per cubic metre approx
Large Logs (12-14") = 200 logs per cubic metre approx
How many logs do you need?
For wood burning stoves over the winter you'll need about...
A few evenings a week: 1.5 cubic metres.
Most evenings: 3 cubic metres.
Every day & night: 6 cubic metres or even more.
For open fires over the winter you'll need about...
Three times the amount of firewood you’ll use in a wood burning stove to get the same amount of heat.