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Estwing Sure Split Wedge 5 lb.

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Category: Axes, Forestry, Hand Tools


Estwing Sure Split Wedge - A Must-have Tool for Outdoorsmen

Estwing Sure Split Wedge is a wood-splitting wedge with a revolutionary concept in design which makes splitting wood fast and easy. The 9-inch wedge has a fast taper head and 1-7/8-Inch cutting edge for easy starting. Not only does it offer a good start, but also ensures a comfortable splitting action when it progresses through the wood. The Sure Split Wedge's fins permit extra wedge action and the sledge will continue the split through the wood line for reliable splitting.

Splitting Wedge vs Maul? Some may find log-splitting wedge quite new and have never used it. This lightweight, portable metallic tool is actually great for splitting a harder and larger wood that a splitting maul cannot split. As the name suggests, a wood split wedge is a wedge-shaped piece of metal that can be driven into a medium-to-large wooden block by slamming it with a sledgehammer or axe for easy splitting.

How to Split Wood with a Wedge?


Features & Benefits

  • Fast Tapering Head with a Sharp Edge  
    - Quickly lodge into the wood for an easy splitting start 
    - Split wood with less effort.
  • Double-Fin Design on the End of the Wedge: 
    - Forged with offset fins for excellent splitting action
    - The greater angles provide a stronger wedge action when the tool is driven further down 
  • Sledge:
    - Allow the Sure Split Wedge to penetrate below the wood line for sure splitting.
  • Wood to be split
    - The large wood up to 48'' diameter
    - Most woods such as White/Red Oak, Hickory, Ash, Elm, Apple Wood, Pine, Cedar, and Cherry.
  • Easy to store, carry and use
  • Single-blade head with a blue UV finish providing durability
  • Made in the USA

Specifications:

  • Material: The head is made of soft steel to prevent cracking while the cutting edge is hard and sharp to cut through the wood.
  • Cutting Edge: 1-7/8˝ 
  • Overall Length: 9''
  • Weight of head: 5 lbs

Tips from MTN Experts:

Many people may have hesitation of wood split wedges with a soft steel head and end up buying a hard steel one. However, the hard steel head can easily tear after uses. The harder the steel is, the more brittle it gets after being pounded on by an axe. Another issue is hitting the hard steel wedge with your axe can be very shrill and loud.  

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