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American Axe: The Tool That Shaped a Continent by: Brett McLeod
American Axe: The Tool That Shaped a Continent by: Brett McLeod
 
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American Axe: The Tool That Shaped a Continent by: Brett McLeod
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Author: Brett McLeod
Binding: Hard Cover
Copyright: 2020
Pages: 192
Size: 7.25 x 11.25 in.

Product Code: ING-2020-9781635861396-X2

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The Hand Tool on the Cutting Edge of History

In the hands of lumberjacks, homesteaders, farmers, and foresters, the axe forged a path to a new way of life in North America. This simple tool - "a wedge with an edge" - cleared forest for farmland, delivered raw materials for housing and heat, and fueled the fires of industry. Explore the axe's fascinating evolution from colonial innovation to today's collectors' obsession, from a hand-forged workhorse to a sleek modern specimen, from a weapon in wartime to a recreational pastime.

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