Stone hatchet

How a stone hatchet was made:

  • A small stone was chosen and worked with a heavy hammer;
  • The small chips were levelled with a fine picketing;
  • The hatchet was sharpened livelling the cutted part with a slab functioning as a file;
  • The hatchet was fixed on a wooden handle tied together with vegetal fibres of animal leather strings.

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