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


This pruning saw is typical of the type used by early settlers in Moorabbin Shire c1900

Physical description

A steel saw with double sided tapering blade and wood handle for pruning trees.