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BB_splitting.JPGsplitting hazel43 viewssplitting and peeling hazel rods to make basket weaving material. dlarue
20130910_2808ss.jpg25+ yr.-old elm, likely limbwood, which has yet to split from drying76 viewsStock for the splitting maulSchwartz
20130910_2809ss.jpgElmwood splitting maul ready for duty72 viewsShaped with drawknife, crosscut saw, wide splitting chisel, firmer chisel, spokeshave, chisel hammer & a large rasp.Schwartz
hanger1.jpgFireplace tool hanger53 viewsholes drilled in the mortar of the fireplace, insert dowel and drive in mounting spikes, splitting the dowel and wedging the spikes. Really challanging to get the wave consistent nicknaylo
22_IMG_0084s.jpgDrawer bottom92 viewsWear strips attached to the drawer bottoms are made up of diagonally sawn strips. This was done to prevent cross-grain splitting of drawer bottoms. Can anyone suggest where this technique originated? I don't believe I've seen it elsewhere. Sadly, a nail through the bottom into the back ensured a split in any case.Schwartz
019.JPGFroe blade 2nd side view.29 viewsOldSneelock
022.JPGFroe blade side view30 viewsThe sharpened edge is on the bottom. The handle was rotted away to just splinters and I've not replaced it. The handle was flush with the bottom of the eye and extended about 15 inches above the eye.OldSneelock
023.JPGForge welded froe blade33 viewsI picked up this blade a number of years ago and I'm no longer sure where it came from. You can see the line of the weld joint where the two sides are not completely joined.
It has been hit with a hard hammer of some kind in the past causing the top of the blade to mushroom
018.JPGUncle Garland's Tools - froe?66 viewsHome made handle for pulling the tool sideways while splitting a billet or to guide it while the heavy bar on the other side was struck with a glut.OldSneelock
BR_5_5.JPGEstate sale picture356 viewsThe plane I got up so early to go look at is on the table in the lower right 0f the photo. Zooming in, it looked like a "low" rosewood knob, and compared to the splitting wdege next to it, looked a bit wide like it might be a 4 1/2.TRexF16
33_cropped.JPGSplitting Headaches283 viewsAfter rolling the tree, I was able to kerf it on the opposite side and split it. The split wasn't flat, of course, and the convex section is on the top. The concave section is in the middle, after I split the small pieces at the bottom off of it. After further sectioning, I have five irregular eight foot planks, varying from 6-8" thick and about 18" wide, lots of small pieces, a sore back and swollen knuckles.Gary K
HPIM2650.JPGSplitting Headaches 2345 viewsA neighbor knew I liked black walnut and saved a piece for meGary K
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