I cut up the smaller branches (down to 1/2") and bundle them for convenient
hauling (using re-usable chunks of rope). So I never need to split wood for
kindling. I did buy a used hydraulic splitter for the big stuff, figuring it
would save me its cost in medical bills.
The bundling process. Drape the rope across the inside of a "storage tote". fill
the tote with cut branches. Tie the rope tight by cinching the loose end through
a tied loop in the other end and tie it with an easily removable braid type
knot. The rope can be snugged up after a couple months of drying, as it will
I buy my wood cut and split. I always find enough junk and splinters in
it when I pile it up to use for kindling. I just hold it out and make a
separate pile of splinters and sticks and take that down to the kindling
HomeOwnersHub.com is a website for homeowners and building and maintenance pros. It is not affiliated with any of the manufacturers or service providers discussed here.
All logos and trade names are the property of their respective owners.