INTRODUCING THE NEW REX X SPLITTER

After a lot of research and discussion with participants in the Australian Firewood Industry, we identified a need for a high-volume production wood splitter built to handle all species of Australian hardwood timbers and with the specific goal of producing split firewood for bagging operations. As a result of this, the REX X Splitter prototype was developed. Loosely based on …

LOG BUSTER RELEASE!

Introducing the next project from David & Jared Burder – designers for Whitlands Engineering – “The Rex Log Buster” After a lot of research and discussion with participants in the firewood industries in both Australia and New Zealand we found there was a gap in their ability to handle and process the UGLY logs that are accumulated as the result …

WHITLANDS ENGINEERING DONATES $5900 TO THE DROUGHT RELIEF

To support farmers facing significant drought in NSW, Whitlands Engineering offered to pledge $5 for every $1 that our staff donated to the drought relief fund. After a week of fundraising, the total came to just under $6000 – and we sent off the cheque feeling really proud of the staff and the business. We chose the ‘Buy a Bale’ charity …

TROMMEL WOOD CLEANER

For more information, see the Wood Handling page Part of the work we do here at Whitlands Engineering is designing and building innovative solutions for the firewood industry – which is exactly how the new Trommel Wood Cleaner came to be. After a request from a wood-yard owner, David set about designing a machine which would clean the split timber of dirt, …

NEW RELEASE! REX 650 C CIRCULAR DOCKING SAW

Rex 650c Circular Firewood Docking Saw The original Rex Log Saw 1050 model – first released in 2005, featured a chainsaw cutting system suitable for cutting logs up to 1050mm in diameter. In 2011 a smaller chainsaw model was added – The Rex Log Saw 800. After a year in R&D the new circular saw now completes the trio of …

WHITLANDS ENGINEERING SPONSORS NZ WOOD CHOPPING CHAMPION SHANE JORDAN

Alongside Australian prodigy Brayden Meyer, Whitlands Engineering has began a sponsorship agreement with 29 year old Shane Jordan, recognised nationally and internationally in the sport of wood chopping. Hailing from the the small NZ town of Stratford, Shane competes throughout New Zealand and all over the world, having been an axeman for twelve years. Shane has already won 6 world …

OUR APPRENTICES DO WELL AT THE ANNUAL GOTAFE AWARDS

We’ve got two great apprentices working at Whitlands currently – Ryan and Caleb. Caleb, in his second year now and Ryan, who started at the end of 2013. Apprentiships provide young people with a valuable skills & experience, bring new ideas into the business and keep the older guys on their toes in the workshop! We’d like to extend a …

WHITLANDS ENGINEERING BUILDS A V8 CHAINSAW

The V8 Chainsaw has finally been finished and is being demonstrated at field days around the country. What a ripper! This video has almost reached 1.2 million views over the last 5 months so thanks for your support! Please note this machine is a one-off and we have no plans to manufacture any more. Enjoy the video and make sure …

NEW SPONSORSHIP: BRAYDEN MEYER – WOOD CHOPPING PRODIGY!

Whitlands Engineering is proud to announce the sponsorship of Brayden Meyer – a 17 wood chopping prodigy from Broadford – who recently returned from the Royal Sydney show with a swag of titles to add to his already impressive list. Brayden is to date one of the most successful competitors in the country – and at just 14 placed fourth …

CELEBRATING MACHINE #3700

We’re almost through the busy Summer /Autumn period of 2013 and things are only getting busier! We’re excited to announce our 3700th machine is being built as we speak. Over the last 19 years we’ve celebrated many milestones – and it seemed not so long ago we were chinking beers over the 3000th machine. Roughly speaking, we’ve built almost 2900 …