Originally Posted by mattathayde
the coconut coals are reconstituted coconut so they are thicker. i agree it will probably be to thin. it should work just like how you can use any plain wood as long as you fully burn it and let it turn into an ember, just might not last very long
You shouldn't use just any plain wood. Most soft or resinous woods can harbor hazardous chemicals. Oak is known to be safe, as is some citrus wood. If you use pine or something like that you might wind up in the hospital.