Proper technique for cutting firewood | Living the Country Life

Proper technique for cutting firewood

Stay safe while chopping wood

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If you rely on firewood to keep your home warm and cozy in the winter, chances are good you spend a fair amount of time chopping wood. Chances are also good you could be injured if you don't wear the appropriate safety gear and follow the proper chopping procedure. Listen to Living the Country Life on the radio for tips.

Radio interview source: Craig McKinley, Extension forestry specialist, Oklahoma State University

Learn more about cutting firewood:

Cutting firewood safely: From felling the tree to chopping it into firewood, here's everything you need to know.

Tools for cutting firewood: Like most jobs on your acreage, cutting firewood is much easier and safer with the right tools.

Storing and drying firewood: Once you've got your firewood chopped, it's important to store it correctly so it will dry properly.

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