One of the most important steps to building a Log Cabin is clearing the land in order to build on it. There are several tools that can be used in this process and we are going to go over each one in depth. We want you to be able to make the best possible decision for yourself:
- Stump Cutter – Also known as a stump grinder, a stump cutter is designed to do exactly what its name says which is cut stumps. If you are looking for stump cutters we have a few resources for you. First, here is a video we found that we feel contains the best information when looking for Stump Cutters/Stump Grinders:
- Lopper – The word lopper may look foreign to you, but really they are just oversized pruning shears. This guy is kind of crazy (end of the world type so maybe not) but he has a great demonstration as to what a lopper is, how to take care of it, and how its used.
- Mattock/Pickaxe – If you have ever played MineCraft than you know what a pickaxe does. Same concept applies here. Take a look at this video if you have never used a pickaxe:
- Heavy-Duty Rake – When you think heavy duty rake I am sure you are thinking something along the lines of a really thick rake…and your assumptions would do what they always do. These are huge machines that I would recommend renting at some point if you have a lot of semi-open land to clear. Here are a couple of videos that show them hard at work: