The Great Wood-Splitting Contest II

Following up on an earlier examination of three wood splitting tools, MOTHER EARTH NEWS tested six new (for 1980) variations.

066 wood splitting contest - tools of the trade
The new wood-splitting tools tested in the second Great Wood-splitting Contest. Pictured in the back row are the Wood Chomper (the tall red one), the Side Winder, and the Monster Maul. The front row includes the Woodox (The orange one), the Wood Popper (silver), and the E-Z Split Log Splitter.