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Object Name Bushhammer
Catalog Number 1993.8.207
Date ca. 1900
Material(s) wood & cast iron
Dimensions H-13.5 W-6.5 D-1.75 inches
Description This bush hammer has a heavy rectangular cast iron head with thirty six teeth cut on one face and twenty five on the other. The wooden handle is wedged into an oval eye.
Notes Collected by the donor over the last thirty years from barns, storage sheds, and antique stores in north central Kentucky and probably southern Indiana and Ohio as well.
Collection George Underhill Collection
Subjects Tools
Hammers
Construction
Construction equipment
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS