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This is a badge bit (BB) that is part of the PEP curriculum.  Completing this BB is part of getting the straw badge in woodland care.


(source, photo from Mike Jay)

To get certified for this BB, post the following pics:  

- Wood chunks before splitting
- an action picture
- 40 rough shakes, 20 inches long and at least 6 inches wide
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This video might be a useful resource for people attempting this. Lots of good tips for timber selection, technique, tools etc...

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Willie Smits: Village Based Permaculture Approaches in Indonesia (video)
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