Thursday, 21 October 2010

Forestry machinery videos

A few assorted videos taken of the past couple of weeks, including chainsaw sculpture, a hydraulic log splitter and electric secateurs.

This chainsaw sculpture demo was taken at Weald Woodfair, where a guy made a link chain out of a single log:

Here's a hydraulic log splitter in action, also at the Woodfair:

And here's a demonstration of electric secateurs, taken at the 2010 south east Coppice Conference. These are normally used for pruning in orchards or vineyards, but the sales guy was demonstrating that they worked on Hazel too:


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