Weed torch

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Review by Jacksdad posted 02-26-2019 08:02 PM 1323 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I know it’s not woodworking but this Harbor Freight weed torch works great, I bought the one with a igniter for $30 minus the 20% it was $26, don’t burn down your house.

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#1 posted 02-26-2019 09:15 PM

I assume this is to kill weeds around the house, not for…..smoking.

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#2 posted 02-26-2019 09:22 PM

It works great for removing ice

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#3 posted 02-26-2019 10:06 PM

Was there a recent recall for this? I think I saw something like that.

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#4 posted 02-26-2019 10:23 PM

also works well for lighting your big green egg.

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#5 posted 02-27-2019 02:24 AM

That massive torch also works well for adding black color highlights to outdoor projects.
Some folks know it by it’s fancy name: shou sugi ban (焼杉板)


-- I'm an engineer not a woodworker, but I can randomly find useful tools and furniture inside a pile of lumber!

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#6 posted 03-01-2019 06:19 PM

I used the same torch to blacken basswood for my plantation shutter project. Turned out rather beautiful. Would of been better if I had more experience with burning wood as I can now tell where in some places needed more time under the flame.

-- The Carpenter Bee is derived from the Ancient Greek word wood-cutter "xylokopos/ξυλοκὀπος"

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#7 posted 04-09-2019 05:05 AM

I donated my old torch, after buying one of these. The control over the flame is great.

And, yes, the beat weeds and snow pretty hard.

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