I am looking for information on how to make wood shinlges and shakes. Please, no YouTube or videos as I am on DIAL-UP and CANNOT view them. I have googled and scroogled and can only find a handful of articles on how to make them. I tried the Mother Earth News archives but their site is apparently having problems and I can't view it either. There were a few other articles/sites but they were more for people who already knew how to make them or were making them with lumber mills and planers, etc. I am looking for information on how to make them with hand tools. This is for a small home improvement project as well as a hands-on homeschool lesson. If you have ever split or sawn shakes and/or shingles with hand tools (froe, mallet, small saw like a chop saw, small table saw, etc) and can explain the process in detail, OR if you can direct me to sites or articles (again, please no videos) I would appreciate it very much. TIA.