Migis Lodge, Maine - 1 - Stacking Firewood - 6 original photossteemCreated with Sketch.

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I was inspired by the artistic woodpiles that @kus-knee showed in a recent post. I worked a few days at the Migis Lodge, on the shores of Sebago Lake, in Maine, a couple years ago. It was the end of October and the lodge was getting ready for winter. I was impressed by how they stacked their firewood. Maine gets a lot of snow. And this resort uses a lot of wood. Where should they store it? They stack the firewood as fences!

These fences go all over the grounds, between all the cabins and along the roads.
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The lodge workers bring the wood in by the truckoad. At time I was visiting, they were spending most of their days unloading wood and stacking it around the grounds.

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Who knows how many cords of wood they had stacked. They will burn most all of the wood by summer.

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It's one thing to stack wood between trees. But what do you do when the wood trail ends at a driveway?

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These criss-cross towers of wood worked really well as the end of a long trail of stacked firewood.

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Even with endless fences of stacked wood, each of the cabins still had wood stacked up nearby. They burn a lot of firewood!

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I'll be posting more photos from the Lake Migis Resort: Rustic Cabins, Lake Views, Resort Comforts, and Special Features. So stay tuned by following me!

Do you burn firewoord for the winter? Have you ever been to Maine?

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Great post!

Thanks! I'll be posting more pictures from this area. It was a pretty place - highly recommended.

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So cool! Thanks for sharing!

@kus-knee (The Old Dog)

I thought you might like to see this. Their approach wouldn't work in a rainy area, like where I live in western Oregon. But where temperatures stay below freezing pretty much all winter, this seems like an efficient use of space.