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Object Name Auger, Spiral
Catalog Number 1993.8.288
Date ca. 1900
Material(s) wrought iron, wood
Dimensions H-12.5 W-8.5 D-1 inches
Description This piece has a carved wood "T" handle. The stem of the auger is mortised through a handle and the tang is bent over. The long squarish stem has corners that are rounded 2" below handle. The spiral bit has a coarse lead screw, no cutting nibs, two cutting lips.
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 Drilling
Drills (Equipment)
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS