Give the Gift of Warmth this Holiday Season!

        Wayne is very pleased to announce that Wayne Hunter the Wood Cutter gift certificates are available for a limited time – from November 17, 2014 through December 22, 2014! They are available in the following amounts, for the following prices:

One Cord of Wayne’s Green, Split 100% Birch Firewood for $300.00

One  One Cord of Wayne’s Green, Non-Split 100% Birch Firewood for $250.00

One Log Truck Load of Wayne’s Green, 100% Birch Firewood Logs for $975.00

Wayne Hunter the Wood Cutter Firewood Gift Certificates Make Great Stocking Stuffers!

*Wayne Hunter the Wood Cutter Firewood Gift Certificates Make Great Stocking Stuffers!

        These gift certificates are redeemable for up to one year from the purchase date and might just make the perfect stocking stuffer for a family member, friend, co-worker, employee, or other special person this holiday season! Each gift certificate comes with a free Wayne Hunter the Wood Cutter brochure, which includes order and other important information, and a copy of the “Curing Firewood in Interior Alaska” flyer from the **Cold Climate Housing Research Center, for the recipient in case they are new to using firewood and or are unfamiliar with our business.

        To order, fill-in the form below. We’ll then send you an e-mail with more information and our PayPal link; when you make your payment through PayPal, we’ll get your certificate signed by Wayne and in the mail to you ***within a week!

Details: Wayne Hunter the Wood Cutter’s firewood gift certificates are non-transferable and have no cash value. The person who receives this certificate may choose to place his or her order at any time within one year of the date that the certificate was issued. Each certificate must have Wayne Hunter the Wood Cutter’s signature on it to be redeemed.

*Wayne Hunter the Wood Cutter does not recommend hanging stockings, or anything else, in front of any sort of heating device or heat source.

**Wayne Hunter the Wood Cutter and the Cold Climate Housing Research Center are in no way affiliated. 

***We send certificates out in the mail every day except for Fridays and Saturdays.

        Now is a great time of year to get Wayne’s green, 100% birch firewood! The wood will have nearly a full-year to season for next winter’s burning (under normal weather conditions for our area of Alaska) and customers have the peace of mind of knowing that (for more information on each, click the link):

1.) They’re preparing now to stay warm next winter. http://www.cchrc.org/sites/default/files/docs/curing_firewood.pdf

2.) They won’t likely find themselves in the stressful situation of trying to find immediately available, quality seasoned wood next winter, nor will they have to pay more for seasoned wood at that time. http://www.uaf.edu/files/ces/newscolumns/2014/011314-pp-seasonedfirewood.pdf

3.) Each cord purchased from Wayne Hunter the Wood Cutter comes with his full-cord and customer satisfaction guarantees. http://waynehunterthewoodcutter.com/full-cord-and-customer-satisfaction-guarantees/

4.) They get what they pay for: quality birch firewood, full cords, fair prices, and the assurance that comes from doing business with a Better Business Bureau accredited business. http://waynehunterthewoodcutter.com/2014/09/22/interior-alaskas-full-time-firewood-professional/

5.) They are helping the health of our local boreal forests and our local economy! http://waynehunterthewoodcutter.com/2014/10/15/wayne-hunter-the-wood-cutter-helping-the-local-forests-and-economy/

        So if you’re ready to “Buy Now, Season Yourself, and Save Money!” with Wayne Hunter the Wood Cutter’s green, 100% birch firewood, we’d be glad to meet your need!

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        Affordable energy, specifically heating energy, is a hot topic here in Interior Alaska. People are saying that it just costs too much to heat their homes here, but in all actuality, heating one’s home doesn’t have to cost much at all. Here’s how!

Great Alaskan D-I-Y Firewood Links

        Up to twenty cords of firewood, to be cut, can be purchased from the FNSB Land Management Office for $10.00 per cord (click here to visit their page with more information). Twenty cords could comfortably heat an average wood burning home, during average winters, for many months – that’s $200.00 for probably more than one winter’s heat!

        Free information about cutting, processing, storing, and everything else firewood related in Alaska is abundant on the Internet. Here are a few places to start for Interior Alaskans:

Click here for an information article titled “Cutting Firewood” from the Alaska Department of Forestry. This is a great way to get started for those who would like to cut their own firewood. Please note that this article states, in the second paragraph under the heading “Wood Smoke Affects Air Quality”, that firewood should season six to twelve months. The latest research from the Cold Climate Housing Research Center proves that firewood cut in the spring, that is processed and dried during ideal summer conditions in Interior Alaska, will dry in as little as six weeks (click here if you’re interested in reading this information from CCHRC’s “Curing Firewood in Interior Alaska” article).

Click here for Wayne’s “Informative Links” page.

Click here for Wayne’s “Questions and Answers” page.

        If you have viewed the links above and still have questions or need more information, please feel free to give us a call or send us an e-mail at (907)-488-WHWC (9492) or WayneHuntertheWoodCutter@yahoo.com. We’d be honored to do what we can to help you.

State of Alaska Heating Assistance and Local Firewood Processing Equipment Rentals

        The State of Alaska Heating Assistance Program (HAP) will pay for chainsaw fuel and gas to get to and from wood cutting areas on snow machines, for qualified applicants. From section 3008-2 of the Alaska Heating Programs Policy Manual:

“If a household’s primary heating source is wood and they self-harvest their own wood, their grant can be used for gasoline and two-cycle oil. In these cases it is understood that the use of the gasoline and oil are for chain saw and snow machine use in the harvesting and transporting of wood. Customers can only purchase gasoline if the vendor notice states, “If you supply chainsaw fuel the above grant may be used to purchase same.” If the notice does not state this and that is all the customer uses, the vendor must contact the Heating Assistance Program. “

        If you would like more information about the State of Alaska Heating Assistance Program (HAP), click here for their website. If you need more assistance or would like to purchase firewood from Wayne Hunter the Wood Cutter through the HAP program, give us a call or send us an e-mail at (907)-488-WHWC (9492) or WayneHuntertheWoodCutter@yahoo.com; we’d be glad to meet with you to see what we can do to help, as Wayne has information and applications available and can answer many questions regarding the program.

       Other costs a person who cuts their own firewood might incur incur (other than vehicle gas, proper chainsaw cutting gear, and wear and tear on their vehicles) in getting firewood through the State of Alaska HAP would be if they needed to purchase a chainsaw, splitting maul, or other equipment. However, these may even be available to borrow from friends or family. Another solution may be that a couple of people could go to the woods together and help each other out/share equipment for the day so that each can get some wood.

        Chainsaws and firewood splitters can also be rented in Fairbanks from *The Woodway (click here for more information). *Rod’s Saw Shop in Fairbanks rents chainsaws, as well (click here for more information). 

Purchasing a Wood Stove

        As for the cost of a stove, one can check local selling lists or make payments, if need be, on a heating appliance at a local dealer. It is a one-time purchase that can bring years of economical warmth to an Interior Alaskan family.

        At this time, the Fairbanks North Star Borough has a wood stove change out program that can help make affording a new stove easier (click here for the change out program website).

Wayne’s Payment Plan Options and Free Firewood 

        If you don’t qualify for the State of Alaska Heating Assistance Program, but need firewood to season for next year, please do consider giving us a call or sending us an e-mail at (907)-488-WHWC (9492) or WayneHuntertheWoodCutter@yahoo.com. Wayne is willing to work with many Interior Alaskans (at his sole discretion) to come up with a payment plan that is affordable. Click here for his two payment plan options, if you’d like, and if neither of these work for you, feel free to give him a call or send him a message to talk about what might work better. 

        Widows age sixty and over in the Fairbanks North Star Borough are welcome to receive one free cord of Wayne’s split and stacked green 100% birch firewood per year. No purchase is necessary.

        There’s one more thing that Fairbanks North Star Borough residents can do for affordable energy, and that is to check Wayne Hunter the Wood Cutter’s Facebook page every Friday morning at 7:00 a.m. for his “Free Firewood Fridays” give-a-way! This is an opportunity to win a free cord of Wayne’s green (unseasoned) split 100% birch firewood or $300.00 off of the price of a log truck load of his green 100% birch firewood logs! More information on this can be found by clicking here.

Wayne Working the Night Shift

Wayne Working the Night Shift

        It is Wayne’s sincerely held belief that every home in Interior Alaska should have a wood stove and an emergency supply of seasoned firewood; this just makes good sense. He’s here to do what he can to make this happen in an around the Fairbanks North Star Borough!

*Wayne Hunter the Wood Cutter is not affiliated with The Woodway or Rod’s Saw Shop. Wayne linked to them because they are the only local businesses that he knows of that rents firewood cutting equipment.

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