Will a Face Cord Fit in a Pickup Truck?

A face cord is a measurement of wood, consisting of a stack four feet high, eight feet long and two or four feet deep. A face cord of wood is often used for campfires or to heat a home and can be purchased from most firewood dealers.

But the question remains – will a face cord fit in a pickup truck? The answer depends on the size of your truck and the size of your face cord.

Firstly, a truck bed must be at least eight feet long in order to fit an eight-foot-long face cord. This means that any full-size pickup with a short bed (less than 8 ft) won’t be able to fit one. If you have an extended cab pickup or longer, you might be able to fit one with some careful packing.

Secondly, the depth of the wood affects how much can fit in your truck. A two-foot deep pile will take up less space than a four-foot deep pile since it’s half as thick. If you’re limited on space, consider buying two-foot deep wood instead.


In conclusion, whether or not you can fit a face cord in your pickup truck depends on its size and the thickness of the wood. If you have an extended cab with an 8ft bed, then it’s possible to fit one – although if space is tight then it’s best to opt for two foot deep piles instead.

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Susan Delgado