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Devices for carrying wood: an overview of 4 options from a variety of materials

Devices for carrying wood: an overview of 4 options from a variety of materials

With the approach of summer season we start to think about upgrading equipment, buying handy devices for a suburban everyday life, a comfort in the country no less important than at home or at work. The first warming always causes a desire to spend time outdoors around the campfire, the grill, and here firewood is not enough. The device for carrying firewood can be a convenient tool fire need to maintain, firewood to prepare in advance. Using a homemade or ready-made bags for firewood there is no need several times to go to the woodpile, but if you went on a picnic in the land, in the woods, or fishing and carrying here will be very useful – it can be conveniently folded brushwood and dry branches, and not carry it all in his arms.

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The advantage of using a carry – save clean clothes, carrying firewood in his hands, hardly able to keep a neat appearance. Hard portable design – metal or woven from vines, can be used as a stationary drovnitsy in the room, by the fireplace or in the sauna.

Consider a few simple ways of manufacturing carrying bags.

Option #1 — carrying fabric or leather

You need to choose a thick cloth, you can use old and unwanted clothes. From fabric to cut out a few rectangles – 50/80 see If the material is very durable, you can get a piece of fabric in a single layer, two cloth stitch for greater strength. Width defined by the center of the canvas, in the center is cut cut to size male hands (average of 15/15 cm). The same cut is cut across the width of the other side.

The protruding strip of fabric that was the result will be the handles carry, they need to be folded in half and sewed to the fabric, leaving an unsewn space at the sides. The result is a handle with side holes, and then you want to insert a solid stick of plastic or wood. Get comfortable carrying for firewood. A more expensive option is to use instead of the dense tissue of the skin, such carrying is more practical and will last longer. Today sewing services transfers are available in the network.

Carrying out of fabric Fig.1

For the manufacture of carry you need to pick a dense fabric, not necessarily new. This may be an old coat, jacket, or a piece of tarpaulin cloth. If there are any unwanted old leather jacket — use it to create a durable carrying

To cut out the carrier

To cut out the carrier for firewood, sew the handle securely to the main canvas. As the cutout for the arms is quite large, you can use sticks of different diameters, as long as they were comfortable to hold in hand

Option #2 — are woven drovnitsy

In the country can be successfully used drovnitsa for the sauna in the form of wicker baskets. The basket out of vines to carry the wood is not suitable as devices for large logs, but small logs, firewood to carry it conveniently. Wicker baskets for storing firewood near the fireplace also nice, they have a larger size.

Braided drovnitsa

Ready braided drovnitsa — beautiful and elegant, but not very functional. Perfect for carrying small amounts of firewood at a picnic

Basket for firewood

Such ready wicker basket to store firewood by the fireplace you can use in the country. They are roomy, large size, stable

There is a special basket with comfortable handle, with a support, and on wheels, which can be alternatively simple drevnice.

Basket and wood carrier

Two options that you can use as drovnitsy — wicker basket with support on wheels, very roomy and comfortable, and a small drovnitsa of bars with copper trim around the edge and brass handle

Option #3 — carrying metal

Carrying wood with your own hands can be made not only from fabric. Convenient easy carrying can be done using sheet metal and metal rods. Sheet, depending on thickness, you can bend or fold only the edges, leaving the middle straight, and weld it to the sides of one or preferably two or more metal rods that will act as handles. If the bottom weld and legs still – drovnitsa to be sustainable, this can be used at home by the fireplace and in the sauna.

Options metal pet

Various options of metal transfers for wood — forged and welded from sheet metal and iron rods. Such a fixture with legs will be much easier

Drovnitsa metal

Drovnitsa from a single sheet of metal with slits for hands. A practical device for carrying a small amount of wood is perfect for use in the country

As a carry you can use old net hammock or flannel long-sleeved shirt if you have not yet done more practical bags.

Option #4 — fixture from the tires

Old tires today received a second life to things they are not used: they are creating flower beds, carve sculptures, but carrying the tire can be used. For this purpose, the tire being cut, turns inside out, at the bottom you can put a plywood or a plate, the handle is also cut out of the tires. They can be glued or secured with rivets.

Carrying out tyre

Carrying wood from the tire, the easiest and most budget option. Yes, and it can be done quickly and effortlessly. Carrying a small quantity of firewood it is fine

As you can see, there are many devices for carrying wood – fabric and leather handbags, woven baskets and carts, old tires, metal drovnitsy that can be used as portable and stationary. Among wide range easy to choose exactly what you need – lightweight bag for easy carrying of firewood, basket or anything else.

Ready bag of metal with leather straps

Ready bag of metal with leather straps — convenient device to carry, besides it looks very presentable. There are ready-made bags of leather. If you do not want to bother yourself, you can choose this option

In any case, using this simple device, you get to keep the clothes clean, and to carry wood so much more comfortable than in the hands.

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