Marcus raised the maul above his head and brought it down on the stump with a satisfying crunch.
Watson, Penny (2012-09-07). Lumberjack In Love (Kindle Locations 939-940). Penny Watson. Kindle Edition.
…And here’s a video in which New Hampsire men in moose-antler hats demonstrate the use of a maul. Your welcome.
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