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Wooden tool


Code: F19037


L: 13cm (5.1")Di: 3.2cm (1.3")

A 19th century wooden tool. When I bought this item I had no idea of its use but since putting it onto the Hoarde I have been reliably informed that it is a willow-splitter. It was used to split branches that where too thick for making baskets or it was also used in vineyards. It is nicely turned and the wood has a beautiful patina. There is slight splitting to the wood, on the rounded end, but this just adds to the character of the piece.
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