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Re: Firewood

Postby Lin » Sun Aug 01, 2010 9:47 am

Maybe it is technique... I'll organise for some people who know how to properly use it to come over soon and give us a demo. :)
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Re: Firewood

Postby Rosco532 » Sun Aug 01, 2010 1:40 pm

Hi Lin....I saw this fire set-up while I was looking at cousin Titch's 'Hillbilly' site....gotta be easy...sure looks tidy....& must be safe....(it has a drip disc to catch the embers/coals...
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Re: Firewood

Postby hoadie72 » Sat Aug 14, 2010 9:04 pm

I came across this and thought of you Lin....apparently 4 of these 'logs' last about 1hr

http://www.instructables.com/id/Intro_1/

There are commercial log making machines around too (I think they're just a press) but this method seems to do the job.
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Re: Firewood

Postby Lin » Mon Jan 03, 2011 11:46 am

I finally cracked it!

I took my woodsplitting wedges, but they didn't do anything for me at all. So then I tried hitting the back of the axe head with the back of the block splitter and it worked a treat! I can now split wood with hardly any effort at all!!! Except for the really hard wood. There was one hardwood block I hit about 200 times and it just wouldn't split. So we just left those and used them when the fire was hot enough.

When one day I mentioned to my nearly 6yo daughter that a male friend was joining us for a couple of days at the end of our stay, she replied: "But we don't need him to come anymore because we can now chop wood ourselves." :D
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Re: Firewood

Postby GypsyLady » Mon Jan 03, 2011 12:05 pm

Lin wrote: she replied: "But we don't need him to come anymore because we can now chop wood ourselves." :D


Out of the mouths of babes, hey Lin........LOLOLOL



...and CONGRATULATIONS on a great success Lin. More to the 'Girl' power and what we can achieve when we set our minds to it....
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Re: Firewood

Postby Lin » Mon Jan 03, 2011 1:08 pm

Some photos I took to prove it. :)
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Re: Firewood

Postby GypsyLady » Mon Jan 03, 2011 2:05 pm

GOOD SHOW Lin.....
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Re: Firewood

Postby Titch2 » Mon Jan 03, 2011 2:08 pm

You did well Lin.
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Re: Firewood

Postby stevo. » Tue Jan 04, 2011 7:27 pm

Lin wrote:Some photos I took to prove it. :)


oh my gawd... i'm excited!! :armsup

PS.. nice work LIn :?#
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