free apple tree

Discussion in 'Woods for Smoking' started by mnsmokin, Mar 29, 2010.

  1. mnsmokin

    mnsmokin Fire Starter

    My neighbor has an apple tree that he doesn't want anymore so I told him that I would cut it down for him. I'm gonna cut it down, split it up, let it dry. Is there anything special I need to do it before I can smoke it? Is there any part of the tree I should stay away from or is it all good to smoke?
  2. coffee_junkie

    coffee_junkie Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    I just did the same thing, I stayed with the larger diameter 4" and more just because I didn't want to process the smaller stuff. I would ask him if he ever sprayed pesticides on it.....if so you might wanna just use the trunk and the main branches.

  3. pineywoods

    pineywoods Smoking Guru Staff Member Administrator Group Lead SMF Premier Member

    Nice find there isn't anything special you need to do other than allow it long enough to season good

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