Lumbering Exhibit :
Title:
Timber scribe
Catalog Number:
1997.45
Description:
A timber scribe with two cutters and a point used to mark trees for identification by loggers or surveyor contained in a leather case.
Size:
W-1.5 L-7 inches
Inscription:
TS F-3 carved on leather case.
Kid Tales:
The timber scribe was used to gouge marks into the trunk of a tree so loggers knew where to cut and landowners knew the location of their land.
Subjects:
Timber scribe
Logging
Surveying equipment
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