This section contains a variety of information about wood cutting tools, techniques, firewood, and more. The pages listed here are useful in learning more about the topic of wood cutting and the tools used in the process.

  • Types of Saws for Cutting Trees

    With the large variety saws designed for cutting, pruning, and trimming trees, I thought it would be appropriate to make a page explaining a little about each one. Because there are so many different types, […]

  • How Long to Dry Firewood: A Beginner’s Guide

    When dry or “seasoned” firewood has a moisture content at or below 20%, its ready to burn. As for how long it takes to get there? Well, the answer to that question is: It depends. […]

  • Types of Axes

    During the 19th century, a wealth of different types of axes and patterns were established for use in felling timber, splitting logs, and shaping lumber. Each axe¬†had a purpose. It was, and still is, a […]

  • The Parts of an Axe

    As you can see from the diagram above, there are many parts of an axe. In fact, so many parts that I couldn’t list them all in the image. I ran out of space. Perhaps […]