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Selecting and using a chipper-shredder.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #352 Oct 1994 (v.44#9) pg. 20

Leaf shredders. A look at a new generation of machines for gardeners.
FINE GARDENING #34 Nov-Dec 1993 pg. 47

A look at the W-W Shredder/Grinder.
FLOWER & GARDEN Sep 1980 (v.24#8) pg. 42

Build a bin with sides that fits above the hopper on a shredder. Allows for continuous shredder operation.
FLOWER & GARDEN Oct-Nov 1980 (v.24#9) pg. 56

Tip: compost shredder incorporates a reel-type lawn mower mounted on a wooden frame and driven by an electric motor.
HARROWSMITH #66 Mar-Apr 1986 (v.10#6) pg. 21

Chipping away. Guide to selecting and using chipper-shredders.
HOME MECHANIX #749 Oct 1990 (v.86) pg. 74

Buyer's guide to garden shredders (chipper-shredders).
HOMEOWNER Oct 1990 (v.15#8) pg. 52

Chippers and shredders, a guide to features to look for. Chart lists 50 models, their features and suggested retail prices.
HORTICULTURE Oct 1993 (v.71#8) pg. 64

The chipper-shredder. Advice on what to look for when purchasing a machine and a chart of manufacturers' models available.
HORTICULTURE Oct 1994 (v.72#8) pg. 52

A look at professional-grade garden equipment. The differences between consumer and professional grades noted.
HORTICULTURE Oct 1996 (v.74#8) pg. 61

Chipper/shredders. An overview of machines that turn leaves and branches into mulch.
HORTICULTURE Aug-Sep 1997 (v.94#7) pg. 64

Leaf chopper makes fertilizer.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #425 Oct 1963 (v.59) pg. 104

How to build your own leaf composter. Unit is built from exterior plywood and uses a 1/2 hp electric motor to drive the chopping blades. Est. cost: $60.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #544 Sep 1973 (v.69) pg. 128

Build a commonsense compost shredder from a rotary lawnmower.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #86 Mar-Apr 1984 pg. 92

Power gardening. A guide to walking tractors, tillers, shredder-grinders and field mowers.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #160 Feb-Mar 1997 pg. 58

A look at various types of shredders, at safety considerations and some shredding tips.
ORGANIC GARDENING Oct 1978 (v.25#10) pg. 81

Tip: Chop up hay mulch with a power mower before spreading on garden. This will dislodge most seeds and keep them out of your garden.
ORGANIC GARDENING Oct 1981 (v.28#10) pg. 20

Manual shredder is made by clamping a pair of hedge shears to a sawhorse.
ORGANIC GARDENING Dec 1981 (v.28#12) pg. 77

Tip: How to shred dry leaves using an electric drill, a fan blade, and a plastic bucket.
ORGANIC GARDENING Oct 1983 (v.30#10) pg. 18

Feeding a garden shredder. Tips on use, maintenance and safety.
ORGANIC GARDENING Sep 1987 (v.34#9) pg. 22

A gardener's guide to tillers and shredders. Insert gives shredder safety tips.
ORGANIC GARDENING Feb 1988 (v.35#2) pg. 65

Tip: A method for shredding leaves that using a lawn mower.
ORGANIC GARDENING Feb 1989 (v.36#2) pg. 85

Hands-on reviews of 11 chipper-shredders. Includes tips for chipping and shredding success.
ORGANIC GARDENING Sep-Oct 1991 (v.38#7) pg. 55

How to buy and/or repair used power garden equipment (tractors, tillers, riding mowers, chipper-shredders and walk-behind mowers).
ORGANIC GARDENING Nov 1991 (v.38#8) pg. 65

A buyer's guide to chipper/shredders.
ORGANIC GARDENING Mar 1996 (v.43#3) pg. 30A

Organic Gardening buyer's guide to power tools for lawn and garden.
ORGANIC GARDENING Mar 1997 (v.44#3) pg. 3A (44+)

Convert an old reel-type lawn mower into a gasoline-powered mulch making machine.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jun 1966 (v.125#6) pg. 120

All about shredder-grinders and tips on making good compost.
POPULAR MECHANICS Sep 1971 (v.136#3) pg. 73

Build a gas-powered mulcher.
POPULAR SCIENCE Oct 1965 (v.187#4) pg. 136

Tip: How to make a cylinder of hardware cloth that is closed at one end to catch ground-up twigs and leaves from a shreader.
POPULAR SCIENCE Mar 1979 (v.214#3) pg. 156

A guide to garden grinders. Gas and electric models are compared, as are light-weight and heavy-duty models. A look at what they will chip or grind and how to use the results in the garden.
SUNSET Nov 1986 (v.177#5) pg. 108

The art of garden recycling. Looks at composting, mulching, and shredding.
SUNSET Sep 1990 (v.185#3) pg. 120