Dry or "wet" chunks of wood

Discussion in 'Roll Call' started by raleighsmoker, Dec 28, 2014.

  1. raleighsmoker

    raleighsmoker Newbie

    This question may have been asked before, but I wanted some advice.  Just got a WSM for Christmas and ready to smoke my first butt.  My Father has been saving me some wood for several years in anticipation of me getting a smoker.  He has been saving some pecan wood as his trees have suffered some damage from ice and wind.  He had to cut down a peach tree and saved me the trunk.  He heats with firewood and always has plenty of hickory.  My question is that all the wood is dry from being stored in the barn.  Do I need to soak any of the wood in water or use it as is?  Thanks for the advice.
     
  2. welshrarebit

    welshrarebit Master of the Pit

    Use it as it is... You're good to go!

    Welcome and congrats on getting a WSM.
     
  3. [​IMG]   Good afternoon and welcome to the forum, from another cold and rainy day here in East Texas. Lots of great people with tons of information on just about  everything.

    Dry

     Gary
     
  4. Glad you joined the group. The search bar at the top of any page is your best friend.
    About anything you wanna know about smoking/grilling/curing/brining/cutting or slicing
    and the list goes on has probably been posted. Remember to post a QVIEW of your smokes.
    We are all smoke junkies here and we have to get our fix. If you have questions
    Post it and you will probably get 10 replies with 11 different answers. That is
    because their are so many different ways to make great Q...

    Us it as is.
    Happy smoken.
    David
     

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