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Anyone know where to get chipper/chunker like this in the US?

 
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Seems like there are a lot of them in eastern Europe.  Sure makes quick work of smaller diameter wood.  Would be great for a coppice system!

 
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The guys at Drive on Wood talk about chunkers quite frequently.  That seems like it could be considered to be a tad dangerous to be near when in operation
 
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It kinda looks homemade using chipper knives. Something like that sure would be handy to have. Maybe there are plans online to make one?
 
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https://woodchunkers.com/
 
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That looks WAAAAAAAAAAAAY safer
 
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Mike Jay wrote:That looks WAAAAAAAAAAAAY safer



Agreed.  I was thinking in the first video that they needed a feed cone and then..."POOF"....Tyler sent that link over

I hope the guy in the first video still has both of his hands.
 
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This is something that is on my "To Build' list.

I have an out of control Pot Bellied Stove Fetish, and they work well at burning a lot less wood to keep a home warm, but they require small wood. I have tons of saplings I want to get rid of, so my idea was to have the Holy Grail of firewood: 100% mechanized firewood.

I already built my feller-buncher (used to cut down the sapling and load it onto my trailer)

But the second part was to make a chunker that would drop the small chunks right into the dump body on my trailer, that way I could just back up to my cellarway, and dump it in.

So there it would be, firewood at my pot bellied stove without touching one stick of wood. I have been dreaming of that since I was a kid.

Here is a picture of my homemade feller-buncher.



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They make a safer chunker too. It runs off a hydraulic cylinder, but cuts on the diagonal so that it severs the tree, up to about 6 inches in diameter.
 
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This is my all time favorite firewood chunker...100% safe! (The fun begins at 1:44

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