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Cole Harbour Heritage Farm Museum

Auger


Accession number: 1999.18.01
Category: Woodworking T&E
Date: circa 1920
Materials: Wood, Iron, Leather
Measurements: 67.5 cm L1 1/2 inch bit
Description: Scotch pattern 1 1/2 inch barrel eyed auger with 41cm carved handle and leather wedge. This tool was originally tappened. A symbol and "IVES 6" are marked on the shaft of the auger.
History of Use: Unknown. The donor was a tool collector. He probably purchased the tool at a yard sale.