I originally got the regular size but my splits are 18" - 20", didn't seem to work well with the regular size.I've also got a regular sized kindling cracker and it works great. Its best to use nice clear splits that resplit easily. I can fill a 10 gal trash can in a few minutes which lasts me a few weeks, I have to restart a fire every day practically. Watch out for chinese knock offs on amazon of these.
I got one one Amazon that works fairly well. It could probably use a file, but it wasn't expensive. Timber tuff I thin ?Agree with the Kindling Cracker method. Easy to use the smaller model in a garage or basement if you mount it solidly.
If I ever find a Froe at a yard sale/used tool auction I'm going to try this method:
I had some fatwood that was free with a fireplace tool set I bought. I think I could have lit that stuff with steel and flint :DI finally split up a bunch of basswood logs into kindling. Just as a joke, I filled the stove, then a couple basswood sticks on top, and put the lighter on just the sticks - dang if they didn't light off by themselves. They make matchsticks out of basswood. This pile should last 3 yrs or more.
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