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Forum topic by johnhutchinson posted 03-20-2014 03:00 AM 814 views 0 times favorited 20 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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johnhutchinson

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03-20-2014 03:00 AM

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 03-20-2014 03:02 AM

Someone needs a new dust collector!

Paul

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#2 posted 03-20-2014 03:13 AM

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 03-20-2014 03:16 AM

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 03-20-2014 03:23 AM

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 03-20-2014 03:31 AM

Must be Paul Bunyon kin.

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#6 posted 03-20-2014 04:06 AM

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 03-20-2014 04:36 AM

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

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#8 posted 03-20-2014 05:08 AM

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.

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#9 posted 03-20-2014 05:14 AM

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 03-20-2014 05:25 AM

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 03-20-2014 05:25 AM

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

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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#12 posted 03-20-2014 09:23 AM

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 03-20-2014 09:59 AM

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.

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#14 posted 03-20-2014 11:38 AM

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 03-20-2014 11:43 AM

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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