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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 wood badge in Metal Working.

For this BB, you will be making a timber tool!  It can use a hi-lift jack mechanism, a crank or something else.  Just make sure it's beefy and functional.

Here is what one might look like:

(source: Amazon.com)

Minimum requirements:
 - Very durable
 - Very strong
 - 2 foot minimum travel

To document your completion of the BB, provide the photos or video (<2 min) of the following:
 - The supplies you're starting with
 - Partway through the build
 - The finished timber tool
 - Proof that it works
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I've been working in the woods all my life and my family owned and operated a firewood and pulp logging business, and I've never heard of a timber tool.  It seems Google has never heard of it either.  What does it do?

My mistake, if you do a Google search with "timbertool" as one word, it comes up with one.  It seems it is the actual name brand of a tool.
 
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They have them at Wheaton Labs and like them, especially for folks new to cutting trees.  It allows you to leave a thicker hinge and push it over, and/or it takes the place of wedges.  Downside is that they're heavy to haul around.
 
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