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The long hollow, straight shaft of the pod auger is used for boring holes in wood or earth. Some augers are spiral-shaped. This example, with initials "H.W." scratched on the handle, has a 17 inch handle to which is attached a vertical shaft, or pod, made of wrought iron or steel.


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Pod Auger

length (handle)   17.5"
length (metal)   19.25"
process/materials   wood, metal, leather
item type   Tools/Woodworking Tools & Equipment
accession #   #1886.37.02

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