I'm used to seeing those small bundles of firewood for sale at
supermarkets and other places, but I never stopped to think about how
they turned trees into firewood.
Here's a video showing one way it's done.
The guy inside that rig seems pretty good at what he's doing.
I know a guy that does that but his saw is fed by a roller conveyor. He
puts the logs on it and they are pulled up, cut and split the same as
this video. Other difference it the cut logs fell right into the back of
Real Men cut with a chainsaw and split with a maul and/or hammer and wedge
. I have 4 cords cut/stacked/drying , all done by hand . That's how I keep
my youthful figure ... swingin' a 9 pound maul WILL tighten your abs !
They did call em "Misery Whips" at some
point in the nation's history.
A quote that float in my mind, the boat:
"A man who can't sharpen his own saw is
no damn good."
Christopher A. Young
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On Monday, January 19, 2015 at 5:29:49 AM UTC-8, Stormin Mormon wrote:
For a very good reason too. I helped my dad use one to cut down a tree and didn't like it at all. Then about 10 years later my landlord asked me to help him fall a tree with one. My opinion hadn't changed in the slightest.
There is an encoder wheel in the head to measure
It is an expensive part to replace and they do get
damaged in service. I have come up with a way to
them. These machines work better on conifers
the branches are pretty square to the trunk. On
the branches are at an angle to the trunk causing
de-limber knives to deflect leaving a spear on the
one direction and dig into the trunk the other
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