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Paddle, Axe or Paddleaxe?

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous' started by Walter Hauck, Mar 20, 2015.

  1. Walter Hauck

    Walter Hauck LOVES Wooden Canoes

    I found this tool at a flea market a couple of years ago. Since then I have looked through all my tool catalogs and historic tool books but have never found a reference to this.
    I can only assume it is from an ancient fraternal order of canoe builders. So, let me "axe" you what I should do: should I sharpen it up and use it as a canoe-building tool, or would it ruin the historic integrity?

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  2. David McDaniel

    David McDaniel Canoe Dude

    I think thats the same kind of axe that Andre uses to cut up old canoes to make kindling ! LOL!
  3. Andre Cloutier

    Andre Cloutier Firestarter. Wicked Firestarter.

    That looks like an answer to a question that was never asked. My weapon of choice is a bow saw:p
    Come to Killbear and watch a live demonstration again this year, weekend after labour day - let the thread drift begin!

    Then again, we could always auction it!
  4. pklonowski

    pklonowski Unrepentant Canoeist

    I think it's a handle for a beer tap...

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