Disk-Hammer Starter for Increment Borer
Abstract:A circular hammer is plunged into the tree so that anchoring pins are embedded firmly into the bark and wood. The hollow handle of the hammer then guides the increment borer, preventing wobble, waste effort, and damage to the bit or the core.
Document Type: Journal Article
Affiliations: Formerly with the University of Kentucky, is Professor in the Department of Forestry, Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama
Publication date: 1978-11-01
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