Makes kindling without handling a sharp blade. Place firewood inside iron safety ring and strike with blunt object to drive wood onto splitting wedge. Top ring diameter measures 9". Measures 17" tall. Cast iron. Virtually maintenance-free. Slots for bolting into place. Safer than an ax. Makes it possible for almost anyone to split kindling.
Cannot handle all hardwoods. Works best with softer woods already smaller than 9" in diameter.
Makes kindling without handling a sharp blade. Place firewood inside iron safety ring and strike with blunt object to drive wood onto splitting wedge. Top ring diameter measures 6.5". Measures 12" tall. Cast iron. Virtually maintenance-free. High quality. Makes it possible for almost anyone to split kindling. Mounting holes in base.
Tricky to use with hardwood. Works best with softer wood pieces already smaller than 6" in diameter.
Includes hand-forged removable steel-titanium blade. Keeps hands away from blade. Portable, bolt-mountable and made of hand-forced wrought iron. Weighs 10 lbs. Measures 9" tall with inner diameter of 6.5". High-quality construction that's steady and sturdy.
Wood must be 6.5" in diameter or more slender to fit.
Intended for one-handed use. Designed to give more one-strike splits. Balanced for swing speed. Included sheath protects blade and user. Forged steel blade with coating that prevents sticking. Sharp. Lightweight. Doesn't get stuck. Comes in a variety of sizes.
Axe head can become brittle in cold weather.
Best for small to medium size wood and larger pieces of already split firewood. Eliminates danger of swinging a hatchet. Spares your back and shoulders. Always hits log in the right place. Handles recommended wood length of 16"; maximum 21.65". Safe, portable, easy to store. Works well on wood diameters of 12"-16".
Wear long pants and closed-toe shoes when using, because chips may fall on your toes.
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