Artifact of the Week: Swinomish Adze

What is this?

What was it used for?



Answers:

What is this?

This is an adze made by the Swinomish Tribe. It was one of the first artifacts to enter Dr Warner Karshner's collections in 1930.

What was it used for?

Tools like the adze have been used for millennia, and are still used today, to shape wood for complex projects.



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