Brand Ambassadors

Comparing RuggedMade Log Splitters

Jake and Jared meet at the farm to discuss the features of three popular RuggedMade log splitters - the RS-322, the RS-737, and the RS-537. These guys know a thing or two about wood splitting, so if you're in the market for a log splitter, be sure to check this out.

December 20, 2022
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Trying Out Plate Compactors In the Woodyard

RuggedMade brand ambassador, Jake from DudeRanchDIY, has been upgrading his woodyard. Once he added a layer of asphalt millings around the site, we decided to bring down some plate compactors to put the finishing touch on the project.

December 14, 2022
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Marking, Bucking, and Splitting Firewood at the Woodyard

Before you turn that fallen tree into seasoned firewood, you'll need to cut it into useable lengths. In this video, Jake and Jared demonstrate how to mark, buck, and split a newly fallen birch tree in the DudeRanchDIY woodyard.

December 8, 2022
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How to Fell a Tree: Pro Tips From an Arborist

Line throwing, tree climbing, knot tying, topping, and trimming are all a part of taking down a tree. RuggedMade brand ambassador Jake Pollack is a professional arborist who has mastered all of these skills.

December 2, 2022
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How to Stack Firewood

There's a lot to consider when stacking firewood. Listen in as Jared and Jake cover a wide range of pro tips on how best to stack firewood.

November 11, 2022
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Hooking Up the RuggedMade Tractor-Mount Log Splitter

On one of our visits with Jake, we brought along the RuggedSplit tractor-mount log splitter. Watch as Jared and Jake attach the splitter to a Kubota tractor and split a bunch of rounds.

November 7, 2022
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Nathan Unveils New Log Splitter at the Sawmill

In Northeast Tennessee, there is a small farm along the Appalachian Mountains where Nathan transforms trees into so much more.  A log can be cut down on a sawmill, dried in a kiln, and turned into boards or flooring. 

November 2, 2022
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Log Splitter Modifications at Dude Ranch DIY

Watch as RuggedMade Brand Ambassador Jake Pollak from Dude Ranch DIY describes some modifications he made to his RS-700 log splitter.

August 16, 2022
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Meet RuggedMade's First Brand Ambassador

We're thrilled to introduce Jake Pollak from Dude Ranch DIY as RuggedMade's first brand ambassador. Jake is an experienced arborist who has been splitting wood for years on his modified RuggedMade 700-Series log splitter.

August 16, 2022
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