One of the best things about cooling temperatures is the opportunity to snuggle up next to a roaring fire with somebody you love— and one of the worst is chopping all the wood the fire needs! Whether you’re roasting marshmallows, fueling a wood stove or heating your home, you’ll go through your wood piles faster than you’ll ever think you can. That’s why it’s so important to know the best, most efficient, and safest ways to chop it, and thankfully we have this video from Sara Pearson to show us how! Her dad Brad demonstrates his tried-and-true technique. Give it a watch, then get chopping!