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Firewood Processor

2008-04-27 14:00:36.449442+00 by Dan Lyke 7 comments

Video of the Palax Power100S Firewood Processor version 02. Logs in one side, firewood out the other, cool mechanical stuff in between.

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#Comment Re: made: 2008-04-28 11:37:51.5355+00 by: m

Maybe Festool will come out with one that I can use for cutting the six cords I will need for next winter.

#Comment Re: made: 2008-04-28 13:40:42.654219+00 by: Dan Lyke

Searching for "Festool firewood processor" brought up a video of this monster circular saw (I think it's the Makita 16+") that might help...

#Comment Re: made: 2008-04-28 13:56:12.190446+00 by: meuon

An accident of epic proportions waiting to happen. My good circular saw (a commercial Milwaukee) can buck hard enough to be hard to handle. That thing looks big enough to really kick back at you.

#Comment Re: made: 2008-04-28 15:43:38.915992+00 by: Dan Lyke

So while we're on "accident of epic proportions waiting to happen" video, nothing unplanned happens in this video of a guy sawing logs on a large tablesaw, but I still can't watch it without getting tense and worrying...

#Comment Re: made: 2008-04-28 15:48:32.224611+00 by: markd

That's more suspenseful than many so-called "horror movies" I've seen.

#Comment Re: made: 2008-04-28 19:06:49.813024+00 by: m

Sawing on a tangent to the log without a cradle is a nono on a bandsaw, never mind a table saw. The saving grace here may be that the blade is so dull and worn, that it is acting more like a grinder than a toothed blade. Otherwise he wouldn't have the strength to keep the log from rolling into the blade rather than moving through it. This is implied by the force he uses pressing on the logs.

#Comment Re: made: 2008-04-28 20:44:02.451767+00 by: andylyke

Is this thing what passes for "back to nature" these days???