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Cooper's Froe

An example of a cooper's froe as seen in Diderot's Encyclopedia

Cooper's Froe

circa 1840-1865
Forged iron and natural steel (?), wood handle, 14" long, 11" long cutting edge, 12 1/2" long handle, signed "W. M. WINN CLINTON WARRANTED".