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Description
Metal press drill. Wood and metal handle is used to turn three cranks, which powers the drill tip mounted to the end. Drill has two "feet" on each side to mount it upright for use. On one side it reads "CAN. BLOWER & / FORGE CO. LTD / KITCHENER / ONT". "614" is below this, indicating the model numb…
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Manufacturer
Canadian Blower & Forge Company
Other Names
Press Drill
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR MATERIALS
Sub-Category
METALWORKING TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Place Of Manufacture
Canada: Kitchener, Ontario
Description
Metal press drill. Wood and metal handle is used to turn three cranks, which powers the drill tip mounted to the end. Drill has two "feet" on each side to mount it upright for use. On one side it reads "CAN. BLOWER & / FORGE CO. LTD / KITCHENER / ONT". "614" is below this, indicating the model number.
History Of Use
Post drills were hand operated, used for drilling into metal. The drill would be mounted to a wall or post for use.
Accession No.
2017.120.1 a
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
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