The US Forest Service has put out a lot of great material over the years. Here is a sampling:
Handtools for Trail Work
There are still backcountry areas in the US where trail maintenance is done using old-school crosscut saws and axes. This stuff fascinates me, I can’t get enough of the nostalgia. These videos will make you appreciate your chainsaw! Check them out:
An Ax to Grind – Bernie Weisgerber
This is the most comprehensive guide to axes that I have found. This is presented both as a book and a video. Enjoy!
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