Historic Tools of North Castle

Pruning Hooks (2)

These tools at Smith’s Tavern are pruning hooks, which are cutting tools consisting of a curved metal blade on a long handle.  It was used to cut vines, branches, etc. The rough blades of both of these tools at Smith’s Tavern appear to have been made by a blacksmith versus a mass manufacturer.

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Catalog Items:

Item T159

Location:Panel 12
Length: 89 cm
Width: 7 cm
Weight: 329 g

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Item None

Location:Panel 18
Length: 97 cm
Width: 13 cm
Height: 2 cm
Weight: 1814 g