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“You will find something more in woods than in books. Trees and stones will teach you that which you can never learn from masters.”. ~ Saint Bernard

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Glossary of Woodworking Hand Tools
Instructions Welcome to our Glossary of Woodworking Hand Tools. Feel free to edit and add "Hand Tools" to this research page. Please follow the general guidelines as outlined below. Add only woodworking terminology that is widely used in the crafts, arts, trades and industry of woodworking. Avo
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Adze
Introduction The adze is a cutting tool that defines itself back to the Stone Age: prehistoric cultural stage, or level of human development, characterized by the creation and use of stone tools. The Stone Age, whose origin coincides with the discovery of the oldest known stone tools, which have b
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Axe
Wood Research Portal
Introduction Wood has been used for thousands of years for fuel, as a construction material, for making tools and weapons, furniture and paper, and as a feed-stock for the production of purified cellulose and its derivatives, such as cellophane and cellulose acetate.Wikipedia contributors. "Wood."
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Southern Waxmrytle
The Tree The Southern Waxmyrtle is usually a small tree seldom over 40 feet high, and more frequently is a large shrub forming dense thickets. It is a slender upright tree with a well rounded crown and spreading branches. It grows best in moist sandy soils. Several trunks often spring from the par
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American Woods
The Hardwoods - Broadleafs
Pecan
The Tree The Pecan is one of four of the commercially important pecan hickories, namely Sweet Pecan, Water Hickory (also called Bitter Pecan), Nutmeg Hickory and Bitternut Hickory. The largest of the hickory genus, the Pecan is often 90 to 100 feet high, has a trunk two to four feet in diameter, a
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Hickory

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Boys in a wood shop learning about woodworking
Reference: The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection, The New York Public Library. "Boys in wood shop." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-6d69-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Credit: Schauffler, Alfred Theodore (1839-1915) (Originator) Ship carpenters use adzes on structural timbers for Constitution‘s extensive 1927-1931 restoration. [Courtesy U.S. Navy]

Reference: “Axes and Adzes.” USS Constitution Museum, 28 July 2015, https://ussconstitutionmuseum.org/2015/07/28/axes-and-adzes/.
Items found at the Shaker Village at Pleasant Hill 
Attribution: By Carl Wycoff from Nevada, USA - The Shaker Village at Pleasant Hill, CC BY 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=10537588
Source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Boxes_in_the_Shaker_Village_at_Pleasant_Hill-RZ.jpg Switzerland: children at a woodwork class with their teacher

Attribution: Photograph attributed to H. Schlegel, ca. 1925 (?). See page for author [CC BY 4.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0)], via Wikimedia Commons
Source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File%3ASwitzerland%3B_children_at_a_woodwork_class_with_their_teacher_Wellcome_L0074559.jpg

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548 19th Century Screwdriver
The screwdriver, which began to appear regularly on the woodworker's bench after 1800, did not share the long evolution and tradition of other Anglo-American tool designs. The screwdriver in its early versions frequently had a scalloped blade for no other purpose than decoration. (Smithsonian photo 49794.)
Reference: The Project Gutenberg EBook of Woodworking Tools, 1600–1900, by Peter C. Welsh. http://www.gutenberg.org/files/27238/27238-h/27238-h.htm. Accessed 6 Feb. 2020.
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547 Paper Sloyd, A Handbook For Primary Grades
Source: https://archive.org/details/papersloydahand00richgoog/page/n6/mode/2up
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546 19th Century Knowledge Woodworking Adze And Axe
19th century knowledge woodworking adze and axe
Reference: "File:19th century knowledge woodworking adze and axe.jpg." Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository. 26 Jan 2014, 23:25 UTC. 25 Jan 2020, 05:06 .
Attribution: Chas. A. Strelinger & Company [Public domain]
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Romeyn B. Hough's American Woods, Volume XI plate 268
Reference: Plate_268.Jpg (JPEG Image, 1852 × 2711 Pixels) - Scaled (33%). https://www.lib.ncsu.edu/specialcollections/forestry/hough/vlgimage/plate_268.jpg. Accessed 18 Jan. 2020.
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542 Myrica Cerifera Linnaeus
Middle-aged Myrica cerifera: Southern Waxmyrtle
Reference: Watson, Edward F. Gilman and Dennis G. Figure 1. https://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/ST410. Accessed 18 Jan. 2020.
Source: http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/LyraEDISServlet?command=getImageDetail&image_soid=FIGURE%201%20ST410&document_soid=ST410&document_version=9512
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