Pedal Power Hydraulic Log Splitter

Tool Concept

Primary problem statement:
I am a farmer and I want a tool to split wood without the use of a PTO because fossil fuels are unsustainable.
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Uses pedal power and a hydraulic power unit to split fire wood.
RonStrilaeff's picture
Can a pedaler create enough torque to drive that compressor?
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Low-Tech Magazine Article: Pedal powered farms and factories: the forgotten future of the stationary bicycle

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