Firewood Quantities Explained

Quantities

Terminology Dimensions Cubic Feet Notes
Face Cord
(1/3 cord)
4'x8'x16"
(16" length)
42.6 Cubic Feet Stacked in a single row
Quarter Cord
(aka City Cord)
4'x6'x16"
(16" length)
32 Cubic Feet  
Half Face Cord 4'x4'x16"
(16" length)
21.3 Cubic Feet  
Quarter Face Cord 2'x4'x16"
(16" length)
10.65 Cubic Feet  

Full Cord

4 ft. x 4 ft. x 8 ft. containing stacked 16" split logs.

 

1/2 Face Cord

4' wide x 4' high containing stacked 16" split logs.

 

Length of Burn per Unit (Approx)

Face Cord
200 - 220 pieces or 50 - 60 fires

1/2 Face
25 - 28 fires

1/4 Face
12 fires

Each Fire Burning (approx) 3 - 3 1/2 hrs. each.