[Sca-cooks] The Backyard Lumberjack

Diane & Micheal Reid dmreid at hfx.eastlink.ca
Wed Oct 11 05:30:13 PDT 2006

  You go right ahead my son and pick up the adze, axe, and the wedge. I will 
be sitting on the cooler full of beer over to the side of the wood pile. 
Much as I have a fondness for things past, I  wish you the best of luck . 
Along with a couple of living musems in the area that do that kind of thing
 Ross Farms Nova Scotia,
 King Edwards Landing NewBrunswick
> I was a bit disappointed that it dealt mainly with using modern
> chainsaws. I was hoping for more on how this kind of job was done
> with saws, axes and similar tools.   I have used two-man cross-cut saws 
> and double-bit axes to
> cut down and up two and three foot diameter logs, so I can understand
> the preference for chainsaws, but sometimes it is nice to know how it
> is done with the older tools. And that would be closer to how it was
> done in the period we study.
> Stefan
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