Woodcorder (General)

by jhopkins @, Wednesday, February 09, 2022, 01:14 (861 days ago) @ ritpetite

Kia ora ritpetite

We still use "cord" as a measurement of a volume of wood in Aotearoa New Zealand. It is not uncommon to see adverts for firewood at $x per cord of old man pine, etc. It is often replaced by "trailer load" or a "scoop", both of which are pretty debatable measures whereas cord is an agreed measure:

"A cord, a unit of measurement usually reserved for wood when it's been chopped and stacked, works out to about 3.62 m3, or a pile about 1.22m x 1.22 m x 2.44 m."

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