Hubert Duca Blacksmith Shop :
Title:
Sickle and tool grinder
Catalog Number:
1994.31
Description:
A combination hand cranked sickle mower with a beveled corundum grinding stone and a second grinding wheel at the end possibly used for sharpening disk or harrow blades.
Date:
ca. 1920
Size:
H-11 W-15.75 D-15 inches
Kid Tales:
This was a multipurpose hand cranked grinder. You can see the gears used to increase the speed of the grinder. The grinding wheel to the right sharpened both sides of a sickle mower blade. The other wheel was used to grind and sharpen other tools.
Subjects:
Grinding machines
Farm machinery
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