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Tools, Saw double sided pruning 20thC

From the Collection of City of Moorabbin Historical Society (Operating the Box Cottage Museum) Joyce Park Jasper Road Ormond Victoria

Description
A steel saw with double sided tapering blade and wood handle for pruning trees.
Size
L31cmxW6>3cm; H L12 xW 4cm
Object Registration
01385
Keywords
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Historical information
Among the early settlers in Moorabbin Shire were blacksmiths who made tools for the other settlers who were establishing the homes, market gardens, farms, orchards and various businesses. Early settlers were self reliant and repaired their own equipment for kitchen,dairy, farm, horses, carts using various tools . This is a double sided pruning saw with tapering blade used by orchardists and farmers
When Made
20thC
Significance
This pruning saw is typical of the type used by early settlers in Moorabbin Shire c1900
Last updated
6 Aug 2020 at 2:19PM