Kiln Dried Ash Focus

What are the benefits of kiln dried ash? Kiln dried ash is the most popular species we sell and is the log of choice for people with log burners, fire places and woodfired pizza ovens. Kiln dried ash offers a fantastic heat output, it has relatively low moisture content when green and when it’s kiln…

Kiln Dried Birch Focus

What are kiln dried birch logs? Kiln dried birch logs are kiln dried in a kiln oven, birch is a hardwood species with a smooth bark and burns with a pleasant fragrant smell. Kiln dried birch logs vs ash Kin dried birch and ash are both very popular log options. Ash is the most popular…

Kiln Dried Oak Focus

Kiln dried oak is a popular choice and often sells in crates. Oak is more dense than other wood species so it burns for longer than ash or birch. Ashby oak logs are kiln dried, oak logs typically have 50% moisture when they are green, kiln drying them brings the moisture level down to 20%.…

Ashby Log Deliveries

National Delivery Ashby deliver logs across the UK through our courier services, for local deliveries we deliver logs using our own drivers. For crate and pallet deliveries the driver needs access to pull a pallet lift up your drive. If you have a gravel driveway the driver won’t be able to pull the crate over…

Kiln Dried Logs Q&A

Kiln dried logs definition This is the process of drying wood in a ‘kiln oven’ by introducing heat. This lowers the moisture level of the wood, moisture levels of less than 18% are difficult to attain in most locations and 20% moisture is the standard for kiln dried wood. Unseasoned wood ‘Wet wood’ has typically…

Fire Pit and Chiminea Q&A

What is a fire pit? Fire pits are becoming increasingly popular in the garden. They are commonly made of pre cast concrete, metal or stone. Fire pits provide warmth, entertainment and a focal point in outdoor living spaces. Fire pits are very popular in the US and are increasingly gaining interest in the UK. What…

Pizza Oven Wood Q&A

What is the best fuel for a pizza oven? The best fuel for a pizza oven is kiln dried hardwood, this is because kiln dried hardwood is very dry and offers a clean burn, with low smoke and a high heat. It’s important that the kiln dried wood is kept in a dry place before…

Why use kiln dried logs?

Living trees and fresh logs contain a large amount of water, between 40 and 65% depending on the species of tree. It is very inefficient to burn fresh or wet logs because much of the heat produced as the log burns will be required to drive off the moisture contained within the logs as steam.…