Lowther Farquharson and Jim McIntosh of Southland were champions with the crosscut saw. In 1909 they set a world record for sawing a 20-inch kahikatea log in 15.2 seconds. The record stood until 1956. This medal from 1916 is for another of their competition successes.
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