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April 2012 Mystery Tool A

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April 2012 Mystery Tool A 

April 2012 Mystery Tool A 

This tool measures 18 inches long. It is handmade with a forge-welded hook. The maximum opening on the hook end is 5 inches.

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Check back here May 15 for the correct answer, or find it in the June issue of Farm Collector.

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mike urness
4/7/2012 12:02:00 AM

Depending on it's size, it is either a hoop dog or a spoke dog used by either a cooper or a wheelwright.