Picture of a rick of wood | What and How much is a rick of wood | firewood measurement

How much is a rick of wood (face cord)? | Measuring firewood, size, cost, weight, pieces vs cord

Measuring firewood can be confusing there is a bunch of jargon that firewood sellers use that can make is difficult to understand what you are getting. Sometimes sellers talk about a rick of wood or face cord. So what is it?

A rick of wood, also known as a face cord, is a stack of wood that is 8 feet long and 4 feet high or any equivalent measurements that would equal a 32 square foot face. The amount of wood in a rick depends on how long the log or pieces of wood are. 


Information about firewood: The rick of wood

What is a rick of wood?

Rick of wood size

How many pieces of wood in a rick?

Rick of wood weight

How much does a rick of wood cost?

Picture of a rick of wood

Here is a picture of a rick of wood. Because the depth of a rick of wood can vary no depth measurement is provided.

Picture of a rick of wood | What and How much is a rick of wood | firewood measurement

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