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Log splitter slider plate clearance

Discussion in 'Firewood, Heating and Wood Burning Equipment' started by tshaftel, Jun 14, 2019 at 1:02 PM.

  1. tshaftel

    tshaftel ArboristSite Member

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    I'm building a splitter with the wedge on a sliding plate. Any advice on much clearance there should be between the beam and slider surfaces and on the edges? Right now I have about 1/16" on both, but I don't really know what's right.
     
  2. homemade

    homemade Certified Chainsaw Tester

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    That sounds like enough. Any more it will be sloppy.
     

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