Woods Tools Trail Badge
|1.||Explain how being a good steward and observing the low impact camping method applies to Woods Tools.||pp. 140 - 142||pp. 116-118||
|2.||Describe the Woods Tools Safety Rules||Safety Rules
|3.||Demonstrate how to clean and sharpen a pocketknife.|
|4.||Demonstrate how to clean, stow/cover, and change a saw blade for either a folding or bow saw.|
|5.||Demonstrate cleaning and sharpening an ax or hatchet.|
|6.||Following the Woods Tools Safety Rules, participate in skill instruction as needed and do three of the following requirements using a knife, bow saw, folding saw, hatchet, or ax:||Safety Rules
|a.||Whittle a cooking stick and cook a food item over a wood or charcoal fire.|
|b||Whittle something out of soft wood.||For how to whittle:|
|c.||Make a fuzz stick.|
|d.||Prepare tinder, kindling, and fuel wood for a small fire.|
|e.||Saw off a piece of a log at least 2-inches in diameter.||The bow or folding saw are the perfect tools for this job.|
|f.||Chop through a log at least 2-inches in diameter on a chopping block.||See "How to Split Wood" -|
|g.||Split a log|
|h.||Limb a log (stand on the opposite side of the log from where you are limbing).
Use and ax to cut a V-shaped notch at least 2-inches deep in a large log (bucking).