Category: Cutting the Tough Stuff

Cutting The Tough Stuff: Tough Wood Report

Gnarly, knotty, crooked-grained hardwood can be difficult to split for firewood, but there are occasions when it either must be split, or left to waste and rot. Think the stringy American Elm, Black Locust, crooked Beech, and tough Oak. Yet, if you have a strong back and the right tools, most wood can be tackled.

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Hydraulic Log Splitters vs. Kinetic Log Splitters

When it comes to splitting wood - either to sell or to heat your home - deciding on the right wood cutter isn't always easy. After all, you've got a lot of options. Yet, the most common question when on the prowl for a new log splitter remains - do I go with hydraulic or kinetic? And what's the difference?

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