Adzers are hard at work

By September 28, 2012Southeast

Adzing work continues on the finals beams meant for the ongoing construction of the Chief Shakes Tribal House in Wrangell.

You can hear the sound of a blade meeting wood coming from a large shed in downtown Wrangell. Two women are busy working on long, rectangular beams of red cedar with adzes, which is an axlike tool that’s shaped a bit like a curved “L”. Susie Kasinger and Linda Churchill have been adzing since last year for the ongoing construction.

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Adzers are hard at work

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