Increment borer

identifier

ID 372

morphology

craft

craft

holotype

MOT V 87.0590 a-c3 L=25cm WD=26cm WT=296gr. Inscription: Dominicus Remscheid n° 4333.
description

The age of a living tree can be determined with an increment borer. This hand tool is mainly used by the forest ranger, the arborist and the dendrochronologist.

More technical information on the dutch version of this page. [MOT]