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Wood-sawing operation Subedi, Prakash


Wood boards for panels for doors and windows are still sawn using two-man crosscut saws, with one person on top of the log and the other beneath as in the photo. Taken during the 1st phase of fieldwork conducted by the research team based at Social Science Baha in Kathmandu, Nepal, as part of the SSHRC Partnership Development Grant, ‘Expertise, Labour and Mobility in Nepal’s Post-Conflict, Post-Disaster Reconstruction’. See project details at https://elmnr.arts.ubc.ca/.

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