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Peavey or Peavy Somewhat similar to a cant hook but having the end ...
Pede The handcar or velocipede used on the railroad. Jemmy John. ...
Peel 1. To remove bark as in the hemlock bark camps. 2. ...
Peeler 1. One who peels bark from a log. Generally one ...
Peeling Chisel A chisel to remove bark. A spud, barking spud, or ...
Peen Hammer A small hammer carried on the harness used to knock ...
Peerless One of the older, well-liked smoking and chewing tobaccos. ...
Peewee A peavey ...
Penger, Panga, or Penga A Norwegian word for money or pay. ...
Pengi A Swedish word for pay. ...
Penny Dog An assistant foreman. ...
Per Thousand Refers to logging cost as so much per thousand feet. ...
Perfume Pie A pie made from a packaged pie filling. ...
Piano Trimmer Man who operated the trimming saw when boards came from ...
Pick A heavy pointed iron or steel tool on a wooden ...
Pick Ax A heavy tool with hoe blade on one side and ...
Pick The Rear To roll into the water logs that have lodged or ...
Pickaroon A tool used in pulling small timbers out of the ...
Pie Fork, Pie Lifter, or Pie Peel A fork-shaped, long handled gadget used in lifting hot dishes, ...
Piece Cutter A lumberjack who cut logs or pulpwood at so much ...
Pier Dam A dam built from the shore slanting downstream to narrow ...
Pig Iron Hardwood logs, as they were a lot heavier then pine, ...
Pig's Foot Jammer Hook A loading hook shaped like a pig's foot, that is, ...
Pike A supply road to camp. Same as tote road, portage ...
Pike Pole A long pole, twelve to twenty feet long, with a ...
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L.G. Sorden Lumberjack Lingo Northword Edition
with permission of Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group