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side-axe working

Traceology, which is an archaeological technique, focuses on the study of different kinds of traces or marks still visible on artefacts.
Particularly in the case of wood, accurate analysis and study of working marks may provide valuable information about fabrication tools, the process of production and craftsmen’s skills (publications). Furthermore, marks of use and wear can help us to estimate for how long, and the ways in which tools were used

microscopic examination
Splitting process and adze use (Drawings C. Galley) - axe, adze, conversion process, sawing, saw, plitter, edge, hammer, tools, technique, method Carpenter's mark n.19

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