How to Whittle a Birch Broom

All you need to learn how to whittle a birch broom is a penknife, birch sapling and patience.



Sweeping With a Birch Broom
David VanderZwaag demonstrates how to properly use a birch broom that he whittled himself.
CINDY VANDERZWAAG
Birch Broom
Whittling a birch broom was a common chore on pioneer homesteads.
PHOTO: CINDY VANDERZWAAG











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