Miscellaneous Series - (United States. Bureau of Manufactures)

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1916 edition. Excerpt: ...made in weights of 3, 3J, 3$, 3f, and 4 pounds and above. They are either black or black with bright ends. This is the usual model exported, although other kinds are made. Hoes.--These are made in very large variety, meeting the varied demands of all the foreign countries. The ordinary model, also used in Germany, is made of steel, black japanned with brightedges. This pattern is usually called the East India, or English, pattern and is made in sizes 5 by 6$, 5$ by 7, 6 by 7$, 6$ by 8, 7 by 8$, 7$ by 9, and 8 by 9$ inches. Other patterns made are French, Suriname or curved German, American planters', Azadones, Carolina, Dutch (Padjols), Java or Sumatra, West India or Venezuela, rice hoes, Columbia or Habana, and Portugese. A special pattern known as Chancol is made of steel, with two blades, 8 by 10f inches. Another Chancol of the same size is furnished with handle and tongue. Other models are known as Soedoeks, Bliongs, Parangs, Parangs-Malaya, and brier hooks. Axes.--These are made in great variety to suit the requirements of the various importing countries. The prevailing type is the socalled Collins shape, which is made of wrought iron, steel, and cast steel. The finish may be bronzed, polished, varnished red, blue, or black. Standard weights are 2$, 3, 3$, 4, 4$, 5, 5$, and 6 pounds. The following patterns are exported: Yankee, with oval eye; Ken-. tucky, oval eye; turpentine, oval eye; turpentine, with double edge; West Indian (De Tumba), oval eye; West Indian (Media Labor), oval eye; West Indian (Labor Entera), oval eye; Brazil, oval eye; La Plata, oval eye; Baltimore; South American, oval eye; South American, round eye; and Columbia, round eye. Handles are hickory, curved or straight. Trowels are made with white handle and with...show more

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  • 189 x 246 x 16mm | 544g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236745558
  • 9781236745552