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165 days ago

Topic tags/keywords: tip hand tools

I especially like the part where he chops between his feet. :)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7GOUjQeaW4c&feature=player_embedded

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


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#1 posted 165 days ago

Someone needs a new dust collector!

Paul

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#2 posted 165 days ago

Wow, the line he’s able to cut with that saw is incredible. And the shine on the broadax… A finely tuned, indeed.

-- Don't anthropomorphize your handplanes. They hate it when you do that. -- OldTools Archive

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#3 posted 165 days ago

That guy is all muscle. Forget that belly, that’s just ballast.

I wonder how he does at the competitions.

-- Jeff NJ

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#4 posted 165 days ago

One of his videos says that he’s the top dog!

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

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#5 posted 165 days ago

Must be Paul Bunyon kin.

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#6 posted 165 days ago

I can tell you that is one seriously sharp crosscut saw, and dosed well with kerosene too!

Now, if you want to see some really sincere and dedicated effort put into carpentry, check this totally awesome guy out:

http://youtu.be/Ilr53ZcQosY

-- Candy is dandy and rum sure is fun, but wood working is the best high for me!

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#7 posted 165 days ago

I sure wish he would come and practice on my log pile, about every 21” would be greatly appreciated. LOL

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Greg..the Cajun Box Sculptor

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#8 posted 165 days ago

He’s good…gotta definitely give credit where it is due…I would crap out after about 1 minute swinging a ax like that. They would also have to rename me “Greg Two Toes” if I stood on a log and swung an ax.

-- If retiring is having the time to be able to do what you enjoy then I have always been retired.

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#9 posted 165 days ago

Wow! The accuracy he shows with the axe is awesome,,, and the way the chips fall, no wonder he is the top dog.

-- Love thy neighbour as thyself

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#10 posted 165 days ago

I find it humorous that this thread currently has 206 views and the YouTube video in question only has 177. Although I would not mention it to the man with the saw as I don’t want to make him angry.

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#11 posted 165 days ago

He is good. no sweat. I got tired just watching him.

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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#12 posted 165 days ago

Pretty amazing work John. You really good coordination and balance to swing a axe standing on a thin springboard like that and the sawing is awesome too. This guy looks like a real powerhouse. I wonder if he does this professionally or just likes to compete.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#13 posted 165 days ago

I am thinking he started with a lot of anger issues. :-)

I also noticed that he was bare handed. Bet you could shave with that axe

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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#14 posted 165 days ago

I’m with Monte. The first thing I though of was ANGER MANAGEMENT !!! :)

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

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#15 posted 165 days ago

When I looked at it again, I did notice some bad form. He doesn’t guide his saw with his thumb when he starts a cut. :)

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

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