“…the hard part is over. You’ve cut down the trees and split the resulting wood. Now it’s time to stack all those pieces in an orderly, efficient, attractive way so you’ll have easy access to the wood that’ll keep you warm all winter long.“ “…well-stacked wood is attractive, but its real virtue is that it will be dry by the time you need it. Seasoned wood burns efficiently, doesn’t require constant attention to stay lit, and creates less pollution in the form of smoke (unburned wood vapor). There are a number of stacking strategies that put the combustion odds in your favor …” ..read the FULL ARTICLE: The Right Way to Stack Firewoodby Roy Berendsohn at Popular Mechanics Magazine . What’s the Most Efficient Way to Split Firewood? Before one can stack firewood, one has to split it – and there is no more efficient means of splitting firewood than with a 2-Way Log Splitterlike the Honda Engine powered models invented by Split-Fire. Pictured below is our customer Bob Somerville’s Split-Fire 3455HT 2-Way Log Splitter powered by Honda’s GX 200 Engine, and equipped with the optional Log Lifter; it makes the job of preparing his firewood simple, fast, and most importantly safe! Bob Summerville’s Split-Fire 3455HT 2-Way Log Splitter posing proudly in front of his impressive Holzhaus stack. . Split-Fire’s optional Bolt-on Hydraulic Log Lifter enables our customers to increase the speed and safety in their wood splitting operation; and with no fabrication required, the Hydraulic Log Lifter can be added at the time of purchase or later. The Log Lifter is truly a value-added option that increases ergonomics and reduces the opportunity for injury possible when lifting large or heavy logs by hand. Split-Fire’s Honda Engine Powered 2-Way Log Splitter with Bolt-on Hydraulic Log Lifter Option Shown Lifting a Very Large and Heavy Log with Ease! . Press Build & Price to build and price your machine today; or please don’t hesitate to call us at (877) 548-3473 or email sales@split-fire.com. At days end our 2-Way Log Splitters afford our customers the ability to split two times the number of logs in half the time, and with much less physical effort!


Check out Popular Mechanics article “The Ultimate Guide to Cutting and Splitting Firewood” from some great insight into how to cut and prepare your firewood. “…from felled tree to kindling, how to safely turn fresh wood into wood heat.” “…heating with wood is a study in stubborn self-sufficiency. It’s hard work, but as with growing vegetables, it’s rewarding. It’s also a study in efficiency or inefficiency. Looked at as industrial engineering, the goal is to turn a standing tree into heat as efficiently as possible. You shouldn’t take the easy way out and convince yourself that cutting and burning firewood is just a lifestyle choice that’s all frost-covered mornings and flannel shirts. Efficiency should elbow its way into that cozy scene. In fact, it has to. I weighed this thought recently as I sat on the tailgate of my truck.” READ MORE . Now that you’ve got the tree down and logs cut and ready for splitting, split your logs the safe-and-easy way – with the Split-Fire 2-Way Log Splitter. Ergonomic to use, it also doubles your productivity by splitting your firewood on both the forward-and-reverse stroke, while eliminating the risks associated with splitting firewood with the traditional axe. For more product details, specifications, and pricing, please visit our Build & Price website; or please don’t hesitate to give us a call at (877) 548-3473 or email sales@split-fire.com. [DISPLAY_ULTIMATE_PLUS]