||Not good except when very well seasoned. Hard to chop
||The best wood of all. Easy to split. Burns well green or
seasoned. Pleasant smell.
||Nearly, but not quite as good as ash. Burns best seasoned.
Easy to split.
||Burns brightly but rather quickly. Very easy to split.
||Burns brightly. Gives fierce heat. Best when seasoned.
Pleasant smell. Easy to split.
||Burns well with good flame and heat. Easy to chop. Gives
pleasant smell, but spits.
||Several varieties. Burns well on good fire when well
seasoned. Very poor when green, giving acrid smoke.
||Burns quickly and unpleasantly. Little heat and very acrid
||All burn brightly, but spit quite long distances. Very easy
||Nearly all very sweet smelling, but difficult to split.
||A very satisfactory wood. Burns steadily. Easy to split.
||Difficult to handle, but burns very well when mixed with
quicker burning woods.
||A sound, reliable, slow burning wood. Very hard on the axe.
Gives great heat.
||More or less useless. Won't burn in less then furnace heat.
||Very hard to work and difficult to burn.
||Burns very well, green or seasoned. Easy to split and
||Not much use except mixed in small proportion with other
woods. Little lame. Hard to light.
||Burns very quickly, but spits very avidly.
||A reliable solid wood. Hard to split.
||Too valuable for camp fire, and too slow burning. Smolders
except when mixed. Hard to work.
||Splits easily, burns poorly and smells terribly.
||Not much use for fires.
||Can be mixed, but no good alone. Easy to work.
||Burns quickly, but spits a bit.
||Burns very moderately when well seasoned. Easy to split:
||Excellent, if you want the fire to last the whole camp. Very
hard on the axe.