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Object Name Brace
Catalog Number 1993.8.216
Date ca. 1900
Material(s) wood & steel
Dimensions H-6 W-9.75 D-3 inches
Description This is a "Gentleman's" style bit brace. It has a turned wooden head and neck piece with a brass yoke. It has a steel frame with a wooden ball handle and thumbscrew chuck.
Notes Collected by the donor over the last 30 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
Drills (Equipment)
Wood work
Wood working
Construction equipment
Building construction
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS