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Port Family Collection :
Object ID:
2013.400.274
Date:
c1900
Description:
Hollow iron tube with the open end tapered, the other end capped and hole half way along. Explosives were placed in the centre and the tube was hammered into a large log that required splitting. A fuse was placed in the hole which set off the explosives. The downward force of the explosion would split the log.
Title:
Log Spliiter/Blasting Tube
Dimensions:
L—45.5 Dia—6 cm
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