I have not had to split osage orange or petrified american elm. I think the toughest stuff so far was some knotty crapapple which took 3 hits....
Have you considered an Electric Super Split ?
Just a thought.
Check out Plow & Hearth's I think it was around $70 and it comes with a tray ....
I vote honey locust, good BTU's
Talk about gourmet firewood ! You lucky dog :)
How many cord a year will he need to process ?
What's price range is he at ?
Thank you all for the reply's . The bark was what caught my eye when I was driving by, when I see some V's in the bark my first thought is Black...
Here in Connecticut the tree company's are removing a lot of trees and limbs along power-lines. This could be a great opportunity of us wood...
You lucky Dog !
It should be good to go next winter from my experience.
I think your right about the three year part.
And yes it will heat you well.
It looks like a nice machine shop project . Thanks for posting it.
I went with the electric SS , quiet,clean & low maintenance , so far so good.
You could purchase the SS without a motor and just add one yourself...
I have also used rubbing alcohol to help remove stains with good results.
Please give us an update after your cleaning.
Thanks for sharing the PDF.
No, I am not the seller.
I just saw this add this morning and thought I would pass it along.
"would this blow me out of a 1500 ft2 two level house with about 750 ft per level?"
I do not think so , I am currently using mine for a similar...
Soapstone Woodstove - $675 (Western Mass)
This is a woodstock Soapstone woodstove the Fireview model Year 2000. Very nice condition. Nice looking...
Good for you, I am sure it will be a much faster cleaning next time.
Did you go with the jug method ?
You lucky dog, its nice to have buddies.
Happy New Year !
Here's a Link to a earlier discussion you might find useful.
I ended up buying two kits for the length I needed , less expensive and now I have...
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