Local Legends



270 Margaret St.
Gravenhurst, ON



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705-706-2949



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Wood Stove Heating

Firewood

Based in Muskoka our firewood has been carefully selected and prepared to provide you the best value in heating for your money. By working with Local Legends you can be sure you are getting responsibly sourced, local firewood free of harmful pests and diseases that can destroy trees.

Give us a call today for a free no-obligation quote and consultation!

Pricing

We have some of the most competitive pricing in Simcoe Muskoka! Have larger requirements? Give us a call today!

per face cord stacked $200
bush cord $600
delivery under 25 km $75
Over 25km $3
Bag of kindling $20

*All prices subject to change and availability.

Sizing Guide

If you are planning on using firewood as your primary source of heating we recommend purchasing around 3-4 bush cords of firewood. If you are looking to have 1-2 fires a week or are using firewood as supplemental heating source, a bush cord of firewood can last you the season.

If you are unsure about how much wood you should purchase, give us a call and we can work with you to determine an amount that will fit your needs!

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FAQs

  • Should I Purchase Firewood Locally?

    Absolutely! By buying locally you're promoting healthy forestry practices, and preventing harmful diseases and species from spreading and killing local trees.

  • When Should I Purchase Firewood?

    Buying prior to the season is the best way to ensure you have an adequate supply when you need it. In addition, buying earlier and not during the peak season is a great way to save money. Buying and storing green firewood until it is dry is also a great way to save money as green firewood is generally cheaper.

  • How Should I store/stack/dry Firewood?

    First, it is crucial that your firewood is stored in a dry location, off the ground with adequate airflow to ensure proper drying and to prevent rot.

    A common mistake is storing wood on the ground with a covering such as a tarp this often leads to the spread of mould and decay as it keeps in moisture and condensation coming from the drying logs.

    The ideal way to keep firewood dry and dry the fastest is to store it in a firewood shed or other structure that has good air circulation. Usually a structure with a roof and 3 sides, with the sides not going all the way to the ground to let air underneath. A good way to keep the firewood off the ground is to use pallets, as this also helps air circulation.

  • What is the difference between a face cord and a bush (full) cord?

    The standard unit of measure for firewood is called a bush (full) cord, which usually measures 4 feet tall, by 4 feet deep, and 8 feet long. Firewood is commonly sold by the face cord (8 feet long, 4 feet tall, and only as deep as the wood is cut).

    Most firewood is cut between 16 and 18 inches in length. If you need a special size to accommodate your firebox, expect to pay more.

  • What is the difference between green and dry wood?

    Greenwood is generally fresh cut and has a higher moisture content (around 40-50%) to be considered "seasoned" greenwood needs to reach a moisture content of 20% or less before being burned.

  • What is a moisture meter, where can I purchase one?

    A moisture meter is a helpful tool that can give you a reading of how much moisture is inside your wood. You can generally find a meter at your local hardware store!

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