To use a peeling spud push it away from your body and keep hands and feet away from the front of the blade.
Removing bark from a log slows the decay process and gives the wood a longer life. The best time to debark is in the spring or summer when the logs are green. Logs felled in the winter have a stronger cambial layer, making the debarking process much harder.
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