Patent Model - Cooling Rack for Bent Wooden Bows

Maker and role
Wilson Aldrich, Patentee
Production date
Feb 06 1883
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Wood (oak?), iron, brass
1 1/2 x 10 3/4 x 10 1/2" (3.8 x 27.3 x 26.7cm)
The object of Aldrich's invention "is to provide an adjustable rack, so constructed as to hold fellies or other bent timber of any size or circle in the same shape after the form has been removed, as it was in when fastened to the form, and at the same time by immediately removing the forms the timber will cool much more quickly than it otherwise would..." (Patent Number 271,584)
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