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Help - Where to Buy Oak or Post Oak for Briskets?

CullumCullum Posts: 215
edited July 2013 in EggHead Forum
Want to try using Oak per Cen-Tex's suggestion on a brisket. I live in OK. What is a good source to get Oak or Post Oak chunks? Thanks for the input.

Comments

  • Usually wherever you bought your egg. Academy carries chunks too.
    Keeping it Weird in the ATX
  • bccomstockbccomstock Posts: 337
    edited July 2013
    I found these oak chunks at my local Academy sporting goods store.. $4.50 a bag.. Used some last night on a brisket that came out great..

    http://www.westernbbqproducts.com/oak1.html

    I also tried to make a post about it last night stating that I plan to use oak on brisket from now on, but it's awaiting forum approval for some reason..
    LBGE
    MS Gulf Coast - Proud member of the Who Dat Nation!
    My Not Frequently Updated Blog: http://datcue.wordpress.com
  • BoilereggerBoileregger Posts: 397
    I love the wood from Hawgeye's BBQ because they have relatively low shipping costs, a quality product, and you can buy by the pound so you can get as much or little as you need. Their stuff is great - produces awesome flavor.

    http://www.hawgeyesbbq.com/BBQ-Woods.html
  • henapplehenapple Posts: 15,575
    I've recently found jack Daniels barrels for $125... Split between a few guys that's a bunch of oak.
    Green egg, dead animal and alcohol. The "Boro".. TN 
  • yzziyzzi Posts: 1,793
    Oaklahoma doesn't have must oak?
    Dunedin, FL
  • fishlessmanfishlessman Posts: 19,484
    yzzi said:
    Oaklahoma doesn't have must oak?
    i find it in the firewood pile out back
    :D
  • CullumCullum Posts: 215
    I found these oak chunks at my local Academy sporting goods store.. $4.50 a bag.. Used some last night on a brisket that came out great..

    http://www.westernbbqproducts.com/oak1.html

    I also tried to make a post about it last night stating that I plan to use oak on brisket from now on, but it's awaiting forum approval for some reason..
    Thanks so much!
  • CullumCullum Posts: 215
    Usually wherever you bought your egg. Academy carries chunks too.

    Thanks so much!
  • brycosbrycos Posts: 137
    I got some white oak from a tree trimmer for free
  • boatbumboatbum Posts: 1,273
    OK? 90% of the firewood that is sold in OK is Oak. Visit your firewood pile - or a neighbors... careful about the 3 stick bundles at the convenience store or grocery store - those probably are not oak. The people selling a rick or a cord that is locally cut - that will likely be oak. Google some - best way to identify is the bark. Get you some pics of the bark - then as your looking through a wood pile, you can pick out oak. If you don't have a saw - buy a bow saw at Home Depot for 12 $ - and cut the pieces up.
    Cookin in Texas
  • cortguitarmancortguitarman Posts: 2,055
    Find a local sawmill and see if they have unusable cut offs from the outer edge of the tree.
    Mark Annville, PA
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