Intro: The Best Wood Splitter Ever
you will thank me for this one!
Step 1: Materials
1st. You're going to need...1. Chainsaw
2. A tree
3. Some 2x4
Step 2: Assembly
Alright, it's simple as it sounds. Take the 2x4 and cut four pieces out. Doesn't matter how long they are, just make sure they are able to be nailed around the sides of the tree you have cut. (You're tree should be a little higher then knee length when you cut it). After you have nailed a box around your tree, you next take the tire, and put the tire on top of the tree where you 2x4 box is that you nailed into the tree multiple times (nail the hell out of it, you are using it for splitting wood so it doesn't have to look pretty). After your tire is lined up with the box, pre drill holes through the tire and then take your bolts and washers and put the washer down, then put the holy through the washer and you pre-drilled hole in the tire and start to drill into the wood. After you have completed this task a couple of times around the tire (you should put about 4 bolts and washers into the tire that goes into the wood, but hey, the more the merrier!) and 'Walah! You have your first wood splitter helper. Take a whack as many times as you want
Step 3: Safety
The tire will absorb all of the blows of your axe that you are using so if you miss and hit the tire, don't worry, it won't do anything harmful to you or your log splitter! Plus, all the wood stays inside the tire and you don't need to constantly bend down and keep picking up your split wood! Happy splitting!
Step 4: Video of It in Action!
here ya go for those who want to see it