Axemanship

If not totally re written a number of pictures have been added that show the felling of trees and use of the two hander saw. I had hitherto written that no such pictures were to be found in the Cambridge Archives.

They show just what it is for a less than fully grown Scout to fell a tree. The 1946 picture is to the point and, indeed, at the point.

The use of the hand axe alongside the felling axe in 1947 is, perhaps, unorthodox and may tell of the amount of equipment available. The work expended to fell and limb the trees is clear.

JWR

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