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Maine's Swedish Colony, July 23, 1870 - A Photo Essay of Hand Tools Found in the Swedish Colony

… Tools Found in the Swedish Colony Crooked knife, Stockholm. c.1930 Item 19528 infoStockholm Historical Society Carving knives that they…

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Historic Hallowell - Industrial Recources

… Iron, Jerry Iron, Nog, Oker, Pitch Ladle, Racing Knife, Reeming Iron, and Wrung Staff. Now here are the descriptions of each tool.

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Presque Isle: The Star City - The History of Laundry, Aroostook County Style - Page 1 of 2

… bought big blocks of soap and sliced them with a knife. She then took the soap and dropped it in the tub to let it dissolve and make suds.

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Historic Hallowell - Shipbuilding

There was also a drawing knife, a slender blade with sharp points protruding from the bottom, and on either side, there were wooden handles which one…

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Lubec, Maine - Canning Sardines in Lubec: Technology, the Syndicate and Labor

… fish in the left hand at once and, with a large knife in the right, cuts off the heads one at a time” (p. 475).

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Islesboro--An Island in Penobscot Bay - Historical Overview

Boning Knife, Islesboro, ca. 1800Item Contributed byIslesboro Historical Society The earliest settlers lived from the land and sea.