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Logs into lumber, the hard way

02-19-2013 05:05 PM by hairy | 4 comments »

Well, not that hard really. I found a Woodcraft gift card under the lump of coal in my Christmas stocking. I turned that into a shingle froe. Made by Peavey Manufacturing, Eddington, ME since 1857. It’s a good one. I have some wood that came to me as firewood sized pieces in my little shed. I tried it out on some walnut and ash. It works very well. actually. The most work is lifting the mallet I made. Hackberry, it’s gotta be good for something. This is from a log I chainsawed in half. I used both halves doing this. One good whack will do it. I split a piece of ash into quarters. I mounted each...

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