Setting the Log for Using a Wood Splitter

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Learn how to set the log on a wood splitter to properly split the log in this free how-to video. View Video Transcript

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Charles McMahon

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I’m Charles McMahon on behalf of Expert Village. I am going to show you how to load a log onto the machine and make a first cut. At the end of the log, you are going to see there are already some cracks, so I’m going to put the wedge in one of those cracks to make it easier. When I handle this log, I am not going to handle it at the end because I don’t want my hands in the way of the ram, so I’m going to hold it on its side. Okay, now we are going to make the second cut