Tools Used for Clearing Land
Oct29

Tools Used for Clearing Land

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...

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Vibro-Wind Generation

Students from Cornell University (you know this has to be good if it’s from those Big Red Bears) have figured out how to generate electricity from the vibration of wind passing next to lightweight pads.  So we have all see Wind-Turbines and understand how they work.  The blades cut through the wind and spin around generating electricity that can be stored and kept for a while.   Vibro-wind is nothing like that.  Even the...

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Broadaxe

Probably one of the most important tools that you can have if you are hewing the logs yourself.  Hewing is basically the process from taking a round log and making a flat edge.  This is essential with stacking the locks on top of each other to build your wall.  A broadaxe is used in the final steps to create a much smoother edge to the log for stacking.  You have to make sure its smooth and very flat and the broadaxes’ large...

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Chainsaw

Everyone know what a chainsaw is and what it does.  Its portable, mechanical and is usually powered by electricity, compressed air, hydraulic power, or in most cases a two-stroke engine.  Chainsaws are used for cutting down trees.  They are much easier to use than an axe but there are also a lot more safety standards that come with using one.  If you want a full list of safety regulations and tips for using a chainsaw, try this...

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