# how much wood is a rick of firewood

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• ### How long is a Rick of firewood?

• Generally speaking if the logs are cut 16 inches long and are stacked 4 feet high by 8 feet long, a rick will be 1/3 of a cord. If these same logs were cut 24 inches long, the rick would equal 1/2 cord. So the length of the logs directly impact the amount of wood you get.

• ### How much wood is a Rick of wood?

• The length of the logs dictate how much wood you get. Generally speaking if the logs are cut 16 inches long and are stacked 4 feet high by 8 feet long, a rick will be 1/3 of a cord. If these same logs were cut 24 inches long, the rick would equal 1/2 cord.

• ### How do I know how much firewood to buy?

• To find out is to measure the stack of wood and the lengths of the logs. In fact, most wood suppliers cut wood 16 inches long. Therefore a typical rick or face cord of firewood is 1/3 of a cord. As with any firewood make sure it is quality hardwood you are buying. If this is not indicated then you must ask the supplier.

• ### What is the difference between a Rick of firewood and cord?

• A rick of firewood or a face cord of firewood can therefore be more suitable for the average homeowner compared to a full cord of firewood. A cord of firewood measures 4鈥?high, 8鈥?wide and 4鈥?deep. What Is A Half Cord Of Firewood?