The hewing method employed by Mourad Manesse in France to hew mainly European larch can be seen on his website photo gallery at :-


Standing on top of the log and taking a good swing just like log building proponent Charles McCraven seems to be the l'ordre du jour. There is some sitting down astride the log to put a good quality finish on the surface.

Those are some mean looking axes !


Ken Hume

Looking back to see the way ahead !