Wedge for splitting logs
From the Collection of Numurkah & District Historical Society Old Bank Building cnr Melville and Knox Street Numurkah Victoria
- ~ solid metal pointy wedge-shaped cylinder
~ metal cylindrical case, lid comes off, attached to lid is a long metal stick with a flattened end.
- both items: 15mm diameter and 95mm length
- log splitting, barmah forest, wedge, gunpowder
- Wedge for splitting large logs in Barmah Forest. Wedge was put in log. Gunpowder from cylinder was placed in log and jammed down. Gunpowder was then lit and used to split open the log
- 18 Dec 2019 at 11:34AM