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Hardy
Hardy
Resource Typeimage
TitleHardy
Coverage / Year1914 to 1920s
DescriptionWedge shaped tool with three groove marks 1.125" long on the wedge face.
InterpretationOn top of a blacksmith's anvil is a hole and the bottom of a hardy would fit inside this hole leaving the grooved wedge flush to the surface. The blacksmith would then hammer a hot piece of iron against the hardy, giving the iron the shape the he/she desires.
Lesson Plans / ThemesHow we learn about communities; American communities in history;
Learning Standards16 History; 13 Science, Technology and Society; 18 Social Systems; 15 Economics;
Author or CreatorUnknown
Subject / KeywordsUnited States; Ironwork; Forge shops; Forging tools; Blacksmithing; Blacksmiths
Collection PublisherEarly American Museum
Further InformationFor any further information related to this record, please contact the Collection Publisher. See http://images.library.uiuc.edu/projects/tdc for more information about this project.
Rights Management Statementhttp://images.library.uiuc.edu/projects/tdc/conditions.htm
Resource Identifier1998.016.0121
CONTENTdm file name46834211162002_98.16.121.jpg
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