Rubber Band Log Splitting Method

Here's an effective method of log splitting that's also simple, cheap, and easy.



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Log Splitting Step 1: Choose a stump about 16" high and 16" in diameter.
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Step 2: Drive a pair of nails into the top of the stump about 9" apart and 1" from the edge. Drive a second pair of nails into the sides of the stump about 12" apart and 12" from the ground.
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Step 3: Secure a log with rubber bands stretched between the nails. Split the log.
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