adze


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an edge tool used to cut and shape wood

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In actual practice, this was overcome by the builder adjusting the frames running fore and aft by shaping them with an adze to ensure a smooth curvature to agree with the run of the battens.
Experts believed the small tool to be an adze of the middle Bronze Age.
Kristjan Jarvi (conductor), Alexander Tor adze (piano).
Between the shadow spaces they are yellow as gold, like soft gold, bearing on their flanks in smooth undulations the marks of the adze blade: a good carpenter, Cash is.
High-ranking government officials will not take an adze and cut the roots of government," he says.
Like the toki or adze used to hull out a waka, this taonga symbolises the action of chipping away at things," said Nuku.
LeeAnne Sharp Adze, program manager for the friendship centre, says the work the two women are doing is important.
The two used only adze, chisel and axe to create their masterpiece.
Those pieces which had but one or two adze marks had been found unsound.
The Small Tool Industry (~4300-2000 BP) saw an increase in occupational intensity, which was accompanied by blade technology and many new small implement types, including geometric microliths, Bondi points, backed points, pirri points, eloueras, burren and tula adze slugs and thumbnail scrapers.
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From a Kwermin perspective, the Menumin are the lowland terminal node of a north-south trade route with a highland endpost in Duranmin (Figure 2), whence most adze blades were thought to come.