I'm looking for some wood variety

Discussion in 'So Cal Smokers' started by shannont, Sep 17, 2013.

  1. Hey Everyone - I live in the San Fernando Valley and my choices for wood are limited as far as I can tell. I know we have hickory, hardware store pecan chunks, mesquite and thats about all.

    Where can I find peach, apple, cherry or something other than what's sold everyday. With as much agro as we have growing in CA you would think I could find it easier.

    Any suggestions?

    Thanks,

    Shannon 
     
  2. bolopwr

    bolopwr Fire Starter

    I had the same problem when using my offset ECB. I would suggest looking at craigslist. There are a lot of guys that advertise firewood for sale and often times have a good variety. I would give a few of them a  call and see what they have available. It will probably be hit or miss most of the time, but worth a try. I was able to find some good apple wood from a guy in Orange County. He was a landscaper that chopped and dried firewood from all of the trees they cut down. He mainly sells mixed firewood, but separated the good wood (oak, apple, etc). I doubt you will be able to find peach wood as it doesn't really grow locally, but if you do please let me know!!! 
     
  3. kiriba

    kiriba Newbie

  4. docdog

    docdog Newbie

    If you have a BBQ's Galore nearby they have fruit wood as does Home Depot (at least in San Diego)
     
  5. meatinc

    meatinc Smoke Blower

    Here's another choice - no affiliation with me - just someone I know.

    Renea Teasdale

    Office Manager

    The WoodShed

    1015 N. Batavia St

    Orange, CA 92867

    www.thewoodshedoc.com

    www.sharpegourmet.com

    Office: [​IMG]714.771.2626
     
  6. I have some peach wood, how much do you need?
     
  7. i have found some nice Cherry chunks at the Home Depot in Thousand Oaks
     
  8. Shannon;   Drive into OC and go to The Woodshed in orange, they have EVERYTHING! I get all my applewood there. They have a long list and what you would use it for. For example I didn't know what grape wood was used for, (wood fired pizza). They are not open Sunday so check the internet for the hours.

    Happy smoking!      

    Dale 
     

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