role model ->defy expectations!

…spotted in Design Milk’s story on the Log Chop Bench.

We didn’t care for the final product but love the photo and this nugget: “The log was debarked and the seats were axed out by a professional ‘Lumberjill'”.

Lumberjill!!?? Googling it lead to the discovery that during World War II there was a branch of the British Forestry Service called the Women’s Timber Corps. They were called Lumberjills:

 

carol-ann-p via Flickr

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carol-ann-p via Flickr

We always love seeing someone defy the usual expectations.

Check out carol-ann-p’s photostream via Flickr for more curiously happy women chopping wood.

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