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Wood splitting axe reinvented  RSS feed

 
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The picture and video say it all.





 
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Hmm, yes. Interesting idea. Mind you, that sort of timber you could split with a flint axe no problem. There's been other weird and wonderful axes tried from time-to-time and you'd have to buy them and try for yourself to know if they are any real advantage.
I wouldn't mind testing it out to see, but not spending vast amounts of cash without first using one for an hour
 
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Interesting setup - although that looks like the easiest wood to split that I have ever seen - he wouldn't be going that quickly on our oak logs.

Also shows how effective the old car tyre can be holding things together while you split.
 
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yes i thought it looked like easy wood to split. looks like sycamore. like to see him chop our monterey pine that fast.
 
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