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How To Stack Firewood Faster...
« on: November 09, 2019, 07:26:25 pm »
Step 1: Set-up camera and press "record"
Step 2: Stack the wood
Step 3: Playback at a faster speed  ;)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ilw_nDpPtfg
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Re: How To Stack Firewood Faster...
« Reply #1 on: November 09, 2019, 08:01:13 pm »
Walks  off shaking head .
Wonders why you are stacking it ??

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Re: How To Stack Firewood Faster...
« Reply #2 on: November 09, 2019, 08:08:00 pm »
Walks  off shaking head .
Wonders why you are stacking it ??

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For selling, gotta support my steam addiction  ;)  I split wood year round, and only have the occasional campfire. I can heat my house for an entire month in January for what people give for that little face cord (not even a full-size pickup box load)
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Re: How To Stack Firewood Faster...
« Reply #3 on: November 10, 2019, 05:24:51 am »
Heard this from someone recently - "That looks like way too much work to me!" Talk about a lot of work.........hope you've got a good splitter.
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Re: How To Stack Firewood Faster...
« Reply #4 on: November 10, 2019, 08:08:36 am »
That's why he gets good money for it!

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Re: How To Stack Firewood Faster...
« Reply #5 on: November 10, 2019, 09:14:29 am »
Heard this from someone recently - "That looks like way too much work to me!" Talk about a lot of work.........hope you've got a good splitter.

Haha :D  I would cut an entire forest before I would clean the house  :D

My log splitter is self-propelled  ;)

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Re: How To Stack Firewood Faster...
« Reply #6 on: November 10, 2019, 10:23:06 am »
That's a good looking setup - definitely the way to go. When I was young(er) and a little crazy I used to split by hand for the wood stove down in my workshop at our old house but couldn't (wouldn't) do it today, probably just buy a cord from you - you do deliver don't you?
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Re: How To Stack Firewood Faster...
« Reply #7 on: November 10, 2019, 10:47:04 am »
I do it just the opposite of what Nick shows here. But then again I only do it for myself and my Lady to heat our own home. This year it has gone especially slow because I had to rebuild the roof of the woodshed (old horse stalls) first, which is a whole 'nother story, before I started hauling, sawing, splitting and stacking wood. Try to do most of the work on cool days so I get the benefit of having the wood "warm" me twice or thrice. Generally wholly non mechanized, I cut with a bow saw and split with axe and wedges. If I were to make an honest video of the process, I'd need to do the opposite of Nick and record it on fast and play it back on slow .... something like watching a snail crawl would be about right ... but it gets done .... eventually.
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Re: How To Stack Firewood Faster...
« Reply #8 on: November 10, 2019, 10:48:55 am »
Here's an old picture from one of my first seasons selling firewood. All hand split with a maul and more not in the picture. I still split a lot of the small/easy stuff by hand as it's faster. No delivery as my truck is old and un-reliable (so are 3/4 of the buyers on facebook marketplace...)

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If anyone has any interest in splitting wood, I highly recommend a Fiskars splitting axe (file the point dull before use). Made in Finland with a lifetime warranty.

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Re: How To Stack Firewood Faster...
« Reply #9 on: November 10, 2019, 10:51:46 am »
Daniel, I just bought an 1880's human-powered drag saw a month or so ago, you're welcome to come show me how it works  ;) :D
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Re: How To Stack Firewood Faster...
« Reply #10 on: November 10, 2019, 01:33:08 pm »
Cute Nick, wish it was that fast, no worries here we just pile it now days but used to stack.

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Re: How To Stack Firewood Faster...
« Reply #11 on: November 10, 2019, 01:39:27 pm »
Cute Nick, wish it was that fast, no worries here we just pile it now days but used to stack.

I would do the same with an old hay elevator, but have to measure it exact for selling. Gotta love handling the same wood 3 or 4 times before it's used or sold...
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Re: How To Stack Firewood Faster...
« Reply #12 on: November 10, 2019, 01:45:33 pm »
If you're bored enough...  :D  here's 1-3/4 cords being split the other day

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZPjT2QQlhOw
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