officially firewood season has started for me

cabinguy

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Ok I enjoy skidding logs, using my chain saw, and splitting rounds with my maul.
Its kind of like a gym membership that you don't have to pay for and it benefits you with a pile of fire wood. " People love chopping wood. In this activity one immediately sees results." - Albert Einstein- What kind of an axe or maul do you use ? I prefer the Truper 4 1/2 lb maul with a fiberglass handle.
 

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Gotta admire the work you put in to heat with wood. We don't do too much of that in my part of Texas!
 

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I HATE firewood! Lol we use wood pellets currently, 6 tons worth per winter. $1500 a year... Maybe someday we'll go back to wood but, so much work and so little time!
 

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Yes, yes I do. And that $1500 does not include electricity to run the boiler or anything, just pellets. Sigh.
 

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Yes, yes I do. And that $1500 does not include electricity to run the boiler or anything, just pellets. Sigh.
I thought those New England'ers loved firewood and Tom Brady ( My Dads family all from Ma & NH ) :cool:
Cost of firewood = gas & oil for chainsaw and 4-5 weekends of free gym membership :)
 
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I have a splitting maul like that as well.

I prefer the gas splitter with all my health issues.

I have a little 3 lb hand kindling maul that works well for dividing chunks of cedar and fir smaller for the stove. Swinging something hammer size is easier on me than a full size maul.
 

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