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Old 12-29-2014, 05:31 PM
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Default Re: Galbert Draw Sharp

Whenever I see a drawknife it reminds me of a story. Here in New Mexico they are used traditionally to peel bark from pine trees and round them off to make the poles (vigas) used to hold up roofs and porches. When I took a handtools class, the teacher held up a drawknife and my bench mate, a local hispanic, almost bolted. He complained that his grandfather wore him out every summer peeling vigas with one of those things and he never wanted to see one again!
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