Patent Model - Auger for Cutting Round Tenons

Maker and role
George Taylor, Patentee
George Burger, Patentee
Production date
Aug 30 1859
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Object detail

Media/Materials
Steel
Measurements
17 x 16 1/2 x 1 3/4" (43.2 x 41.9 x 4.4cm)
Description
Taylor and Burger's patent consists of an auger, that when "placed into a drill-stock, or brace... and sufficient power is brought to bear on the auger... the saw teeth [will] cut into the wood." (Patent Number 25,289)
Object number
2015.14.281
Currently on display?
No

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