shop heat

I have a small hobby wood shop and was wondering if there was a way to use the saw dust and small shavings for heat.
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Yes, you can use them for kindling to get a real wood fire started in a wood burning stove. A pound of wood will give you about 1600 Btu of heat energy. It will take about 19 pounds of wood to give off the same heat as a small (30,000 Btu) propane heater in one hour.
To make this a worth while venture, you sure have to crank out a lot of shavings.
Watch those thinners and chemicals out there though. Don't go POOOOOF ! ! ! Ed
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