As for the point of actual result of the discusion on carpentry I think it was futile; after all, in the same scene we have a small toy cart loaded with clown ninjas and advanced cotton candy throwing in defiance of aerodynamics and inertia.
There are other examples of physics being ignored when it suits the story. A favourite is the Miko and Windstrikes shaped holes in the tower wall(!).
IMO, therefore any speculation based on science lead nowhere, unless the giant clearly use that in a scene as a plot or story telling device.