# What is the size of a rick of wood?

The only official measure that is generally accepted is the cord – a stacked pile that measures 4' high by 4' deep by 8' wide (

**128 cubic feet**). If the firewood is cut into 16” lengths, a cord (sometimes called a “bush cord”) will contain three rows. Each of these rows is one “face cord” or “rick.”A.

### How much is in a rank of wood?

The

**rank**of**wood**measures the number of**wood**piles you have in a cord or rick. To measure a**rank**, first**rank**the pile of firewood. Firewood is often measured by the cord, which is 4 feet high, 4 feet wide and 8 feet long.#### What is a rank of wood?

The**rank of wood**measures the number of**wood**piles you have in a cord or rick. To measure a**rank**, first**rank**the pile of**firewood**.**Firewood**is often measured by the cord, which is 4 feet high, 4 feet wide and 8 feet long. Here is an example, a pile of**wood**that is measuring 55 cubic feet is half of a sawed cord.#### What is the size of a 1 2 cord of wood?

MeasurementsTerminology Measurement when stacked Cubic Feet Cord 2 Pallets stacked 4'x4'x4' 128 Cubic Feet Half Cord 1 Pallet stacked 4'x4'x4' 64 Cubic Feet Quarter Cord 1 Pallet stacked 4'x4'x2' 32 Cubic Feet Gas Station/SuperMarket Bundle #### How many cords of wood does it take to get through the winter?

So for a modest-sized, well insulated home with a new, efficient wood stove burning wood exclusively for heat (with no other major heat sources), most people in the northern States and Canada would be safe with**4 cords**or so – but always better to have more, in case it's a cold winter.

Updated: 2nd October 2019