Patent Model - Improvement in Hollow Augers

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George Booth, Patentee
Production date
May 07 1867
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Brass, iron
7 x 4 1/2 x 4" (17.8 x 11.4 x 10.2cm)
Booth said in his patent that it "consists in a device by which the tenons of the spokes for wagon wheels and tenons for other purposes may be accurately and expeditiously made by revolving my auger in a lathe or by a hand brace, the main feature of the invention being in the manner in which the cutters are constructed and adjusted..." (Patent Number 64,478)
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