Handtools

Resources for the proper use and care of handtools used during trail work.


Handtools for Trail Work, U.S. Forest Service

A comprehensive guide on the use and maintenance of handtools used in trail work, prepared by the U.S. Forest Service.

PDF document icon USFS HandtoolsforTrailWork.pdf — PDF document, 2.24 MB

Olympia Branch Trail Tools - Use and Care

A guide to specific Olympia Branch trail tools with illustrations and brief descriptions of proper use, care, and cleaning.

PDF document icon Trail Tools - Uses and Care 3-19.pdf — PDF document, 422 KB

“How To Make Amazing ‘All-Natural’ WD-40.”

This web post describes the use of a vegetable oil-acetone mixture to use as an alternative to WD-40. Posted by Tricia Drevets, Off the Grid News, May 9, 2014, at https://www.offthegridnews.com/how-to-2/how-to-make-amazing-all-natural-wd-40.

PDF document icon How To Make Amazing Natural WD 40.pdf — PDF document, 310 KB