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9. Get Firewood to Burn

It's all in how you season it. Find a sunny outdoor spot away from wood structures, to keep insects from migrating. Lay two 2x4s on the ground to raise the pile, and stack the logs parallel to one another, loosely enough for air to circulate, says TOH landscape contractor Roger Cook. Cover only the top course with a tarp, to keep the logs dry while letting the stack breathe.
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