At the Maine Lumberman’s Museum in Patten is a cabin built with only 2 tools: an axe and a froe. The axe was used to fell and limb the trees, as well as to cut the notches. The froe was used to split out boards to be used as a roof. The froe is used like a big knife to baton flat boards or shingles from a billet of wood. If you were planning an excursion with limited tools, these would be two to keep in mind.
You can go to the Lumberman’s Museum and stand in this cabin. If there’s a similar place you can go and experience a dwelling made with two modern, high-tech tools, I’ve never heard of it.
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