Thanks KlaudeMarks, I am definitely looking forward to using it.
I appreciate the insight on the wood. Living in a city my tree/wood knowledge is lacking. In fact I was looking to acquire some books on tree identification, particularly for deciduous trees during winter time. I came across these two
I have a lot of trees around my property so the opportunity will be there to harvest my own I just want to use the best ones.
You did not mention oak, I heard that was very good to burn among the hardwoods as well.