Tag Archive for wood

Wood Paneling Walls

This Is The Wood Paneling That's In Every Room Of My House Except The New Kitchen

This post is dedicated to all of you who are living with hideous wood paneling walls. I know what you’re going through and really do understand the misery involved. While I can’t do anything about your own particular wood paneling hell, I hope you will find a small measure of comfort and hope in what…

Lightning Struck Wood

Lightning Struck Wood

The piece of wood above is from a tree that was struck by lightning. If you look carefully at the photo you’ll notice the black zig zag line that runs from top to bottom. That’s the path the lightning took when it hit the tree. Lightning struck wood is the subject of folklore and superstition…

The True Cost of Heating with Wood & Coal

Starting A Fire

I live in rural northwest Pennsylvania and in my house we heat and cook with wood and coal for about 8 months out of the year. We don’t burn much coal and for the most part wood works well for us. Only during the hardest and coldest part of the winter do we use a…