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Caulking iron for boat-building ca 1930s

Large blunt chisel-shaped iron tool for forcing tar-soaked hemp (oakum) into the bottom strake of a boat to make it water-tight. Used by Vaul boat-builders in the 1930s.

Object Details

Other Number: not specified
Normal Location: Main Store West: archive box 18
Current Location: normal location

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