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Splitting firewood with felling wedges

Splitting wedge.

I've learned my leason about using felling wedges for firewood splitting.

It worked good in the beginning....until the plastic came up against heavy knots.

We ordered the above steel wedge. Stay tuned for a full report.

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About us: Anna Hess and Mark Hamilton spent over a decade living self-sufficiently in the mountains of Virginia before moving north to start over from scratch in the foothills of Ohio. They've experimented with permaculture, no-till gardening, trailersteading, home-based microbusinesses and much more, writing about their adventures in both blogs and books.

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I have and use a splitting wedge that my grandfather used, I think you've made a good investment ;)
Comment by Phil Sun Jan 29 06:17:49 2017

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