Old technology for making wood shingles – a semi automated technique


Using a 19th-century old machine, these men show us just how simple the roofing shingles in the logs are.

A man has pressed your log on the counter, and the other in an armchair awaits the wood shingles to come in his hands.

This is a semi automated technique. In countries in northern Europe, an ax is used to make shingles by hand.