A TRUE ONE HORSEPOWER WOODSPLITTER (not a saw as described in the article)

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Blog entry by stefang posted 174 days ago 1073 reads 1 time favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Thought some might enjoy this article and accompanying video appearing in the Dailey Mail today.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#1 posted 174 days ago

might want to get some good running shoes for this mike
i’m guessing you don’t have a horse handy

so i think we know who will be running this treadmill
(this after painting the house again
and working the garden)

oh and don’t forget to change the note
in the re-gifted valentine box
from time to time
till you have time to do a new one for next year

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#2 posted 174 days ago

What a pity that I did not know this earlier. I just bought a new hand circular saw. ;)

-- My englisch is bad but how is your dutch?

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#3 posted 174 days ago

Good one Mike.

-- Thor and Odin are still the greatest of Gods.

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#4 posted 174 days ago

Nice find Mike. Definitely a true one HP operation. Wished my dad would have come up with something like that for his 3 ft^3 cement mixer. I sure hated turning it by hand!

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#5 posted 174 days ago

That’s a true 1-horse power

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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#6 posted 174 days ago

I’d like to pass the video along to a couple Amish friends, but I suppose that would require electricity. :(

-- John - Central Ohio - "too much is never enough"

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#7 posted 174 days ago


-- Norman

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#8 posted 173 days ago

It is pretty amazing that horses powered so many different things in the past including ferry boats, canal boats and a host of other things.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#9 posted 163 days ago

Best thoughts,

-- Mad F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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