How Big is a Half Cord of Wood?

What is a Half Cord of Wood Hillsboro Oregon?

A Half Cord of Wood Hillsboro Oregon is a stack of wood measuring four feet high, eight feet long, and four feet deep. It is a standard measure of firewood in the greater Hillsboro area, and is typically sold by cord. A half cord of wood typically weighs between two and three thousand pounds. The wood is usually split and stacked in a way that allows for easy stacking and loading.

A half cord of wood is approximately 64 cubic feet. That means that if you stack 16″ pieces, it would be four feet high, four feet deep, and four feet wide. Depending on the thickness of the pieces, the cord of wood could weigh up to eight tons. It’s common to use a half cord to build a deck or a shed.