# what does a rick of wood measure

1/3 the size of a cord

• ### 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.

• ### Is a Rick of wood the same as a cord?

• A rick of firewood is USUALLY the same as a face cord of firewood. It鈥檚 just another term for the same amount of wood. A rick of wood is not measured by weight, as that varies depending on the type of wood and moisture content. It is measured by the foot.

• ### 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 do you measure a cord of firewood?

• The only way to really know is to measure stack of wood and the lengths of the logs. As a general rule, most wood suppliers cut wood 16 inches long. With that being said, A typical rick or face cord of firewood is 1/3 of a cord.