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Splitting Wood with an Axe ~ by WoodlandsTV

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Expert naturalist John Rhyder demonstrates the safest, most efficient way to use an axe to split wood for anything from fence posts to bow staves. http://www.woodcraftschool.co.uk An Adliberate film http://www.adliberate.co.uk for WoodlandsTV http://www.woodlands.co.uk/tv

Posted in: Uncategorised ~ On: 10 November, 2015

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17 comments so far

November 11, 2015

Great video as always John. Thanks for sharing.

John Rhyder
November 24, 2015

+La taverne de la fougère some logs are best left for the bugs!

January 16, 2016

Great video. I love how you give the details in why you want to make sure you split it straight and tips on how to bring it back.

February 24, 2017

You are an ambassador in wood processing and safety., thanks a lot sir.

August 9, 2017

Can this method be used with bigger logs as well?
Cheers, Robby

March 15, 2018

very useful, thanks.

Denver Kirk
September 23, 2019

Now that's a very well made video i like how you didn't make a second wedge and showed the disadvantage of only having one wedge but also showed how to work around it.

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