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- n. Plural form of drawknife.
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The Mills brace, together with other award-winning tools of the company -- drawknives, screwdrivers, and spokeshaves -- is preserved in the collections of the Smithsonian
Using drawknives to peel away bark, participants look closely for recognizable indicators.
As they pull drawknives across the bottom of the red cedar canoe, a sweet aroma held within the wood for centuries is released as the shavings and chips fall at their feet.
Instead, the workers used crosscut saws, adzes for corner notching and drawknives to debark the logs, which were local chestnut (already dying off from the blight that would destroy the Appalachian forest’s signature tree) and pine found near the work sites.