Tagged: logs

Doing the splits

Part One I started doing the splits on a regular basis in my late thirties – soon after we moved to Little Owl Gully. Doing the splits: a cylindrical block of firewood split in...

Kindling

This winter I’ve been splitting poplar logs to keep up a supply of kindling. That’s unusual – not because it’s poplar, but because I’m the one doing the job. For the entire thirty years...

The Electric Saw

I never thought I’d use an electric saw to cut firewood. But a couple of biggies persuaded me otherwise. Biggy Number 1 I traded in my medium size Oleo Mac chainsaw for a Husqvarna...

Baby, won’t you light my fire?

The good husband I’m not a good husband: I don’t have a woodshed. If I did, then it wouldn’t be full of wood. A friend once told me that her husband always made sure...

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