August 2013 Mystery Tool C

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Do you recognize this tool?

This old farm tool measures 17-1/2 inches long, 8 inches wide and 6-1/2 inches from base to tip of the handle. The curves base is constructed of wood with cork on the outer surface and a leather strap that apparently goes around the forearm, “the only configuration that makes sense.”

If you recognize this mystery tool leave a comment below.

Check back here September 17 for the correct answer or find it in the October issue of Farm Collector.

Have a tool you want to submit? Email us at with at least one photo taken in a well-lit area against a plain background. Include dimensions and any markings on the piece.

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