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Step 21: The Digging Commencement

Picture of The Digging Commencement
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Shaping the outside is fun, kinda, but when you're building a dugout it's all about the digging.

In fact, that shaping is a pain. You've got to be miticulous, and moving that comb from one side to another is nerve-wracking. I wanted 'acceptable perfect' symmetry, it haunted me for weeks. Finally getting into brutal carving was a pure relief.

Axes & adze, that's what you need.

Bigger chips, this time. Perfect firewood.