Mar 27, 2020

Chop Wood

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#*Some especially large or difficult pieces of wood may require more than one wedge.
 
#*Some especially large or difficult pieces of wood may require more than one wedge.
 
#Insert your wedge. As the wood will be softer than your wedge, you probably won't have a problem jamming the wedge into the cut or crack that you've chosen for your split. If you're attempting to cut an especially hard kind of wood, you may need to tap your wedge into place with your sledgehammer.<ref>http://www.woodheat.org/split-wood.html</ref>[[Image:Chop Wood Step 12.jpg|center]]
 
#Insert your wedge. As the wood will be softer than your wedge, you probably won't have a problem jamming the wedge into the cut or crack that you've chosen for your split. If you're attempting to cut an especially hard kind of wood, you may need to tap your wedge into place with your sledgehammer.<ref>http://www.woodheat.org/split-wood.html</ref>[[Image:Chop Wood Step 12.jpg|center]]
#Prepare your hammer swing. Using the same form as you did with your axe, keep your legs shoulder-width apart, your dominant hand close to the head of the sledgehammer, your eye focused on the wedge, and bring the hammer into position above your shoulder.<ref>https://ift.tt/2UE2I0D>[[Image:Chop Wood Step 13.jpg|center]]
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#Prepare your hammer swing. Using the same form as you did with your axe, keep your legs shoulder-width apart, your dominant hand close to the head of the sledgehammer, your eye focused on the wedge, and bring the hammer into position above your shoulder.[[Image:Chop Wood Step 13.jpg|center]]
 
#Swing your sledgehammer. Allow your dominant hand to slide down the handle of your hammer toward your stationary non-dominant hand, and bring the hammer quickly and firmly down on the wedge.<ref>http://barelybad.com/HabitatKC/sledge_hammer/HowToUseASledgeHammer.PDF</ref>[[Image:Chop Wood Step 14.jpg|center]]
 
#Swing your sledgehammer. Allow your dominant hand to slide down the handle of your hammer toward your stationary non-dominant hand, and bring the hammer quickly and firmly down on the wedge.<ref>http://barelybad.com/HabitatKC/sledge_hammer/HowToUseASledgeHammer.PDF</ref>[[Image:Chop Wood Step 14.jpg|center]]
 
#*This should drive the wedge more deeply into the piece of wood, causing the cut to turn into a crack or the crack that was already there to deepen.
 
#*This should drive the wedge more deeply into the piece of wood, causing the cut to turn into a crack or the crack that was already there to deepen.


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