agriculture: [2 results]

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II-064b A01 Introduction: the tools of the farm workers. He used to make carts and yokes. (02:25") How they would make the yokes. The best yoke was from young walnut wood but that was not always possible to find and they also used elm wood.How he learnt to know what kind of yoke was needed for each head.
II-064b A03 mill The grinders were also made from oak. To make them was even more difficult.The trade of yoke-making began to die out when the tractors came in.Later he continued with the carpentry trade.(32:15")At present he does not think it is viable to do that work.It was a fine job when it was all done by hand. His son continued in the same trade. (39:30") Appreciations and Goodbye.