I have a lot of cedar logs. Not so big, about 5-6 inches diameter, and six feet long. So I decided to start splitting some rails out of them, and hopefully eventually make a split rail fence.
It is not as hard as I thought, maybe because cedar is such an easy soft wood that splits if you look at it crosseyed. I just used the two splitting wedges one after another all the way down the log. Maybe five minutes per log.
Now I need to practice making mortise and tenons.
And finally, I need to char the bottoms of the fenceposts before planting them.
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