How much to charge ?

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by 7L Farm, Jul 17, 2011.

  1. 7L Farm

    7L Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I had some pecan trees blow over & I've been needing a wood splitter which I got & would like to sell the BBQ wood to re-coop some of the cost of the splitter . I was wondering what to charge for the wood ?
     
  2. Kudzu

    Kudzu Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a neighbor that sells spit hickory to a few BBQ joints and he told me he gets $85.00 a cord. He cuts the trees, borrows my tractor to split it (he has a PTO spliter) , hauls it to the BBQ joint, sells it and then stacks it. It is a hard buck to be earned.
     
  3. 7L Farm

    7L Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:You must be talking about a face cord.
     
  4. mikensara

    mikensara Chillin' With My Peeps

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    some people around here sell camp fire wood at 5$ a bundle. Not sure if this helps you. If your paying 85$ it has best be 2 face cords. most we will pay for a face cord is 45$
     
  5. mom'sfolly

    mom'sfolly Overrun With Chickens

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    I think this winter, in the Austin area, I paid about $75 for 1/4 cord of "hardwood" which was mostly oak. I think it depends on your area, your competition, season and demand. I like pecan for both cooking and burning. I also like pecan, because there is less chance that I accidentally bring oak wilt into my property.

    I think wood is cheaper in places where people actually use it for heat rather than for BBQ or fireplaces.

    I'd say check prices in your area.
     
    Last edited: Jul 17, 2011
  6. 7L Farm

    7L Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    A cord of wood is 2 feet wide 4 feet high 16 feet long. Its a ton of wood. There's no way you could sell it for 85 dollars & deliver it to boot. Not this cowboy.
     

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