The Ax Book: The Lore and Science of the Woodcutter
The ax is an indispensable tool for every woodsman. The AxBook is a thorough guide to cutting wood with hand tools. Eventhose who use chainsaws and other power equipment need to befamiliar with the hand tools of their craft. An ideal resource foranyone who wants to fell trees and take lumber or firewood from thewood lot or forest.The author explains how to use various types of axes, hatchets,mauls, saws, and wedges, and their use and care to take down trees,section and split and prepare firewood. In addition he shows everyaspect of dealing with wood from the forest right to the hearth orstove.