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    • Textile shuttle

    • Equipment; Textile machinery
    • Wooden boat-like device used on textile machinery to carry filling yarn during the weaving process. The size of this shuttle is 9.1 cm long and 3.95 cm wide.
    • Flax break

    • Flax; Cotton; Agricultural machinery & implements; Equipment
    • This flax break is a handmade wooden device used to chop flax straw. It is used in processing the hair-like fibers of the flax plant into linen thread.
    • Lard press

    • Machinery; Equipment; Home food processing
    • This elaborate example of a lard press includes a long board mounted on four legs, and an extension with a notch in the top that supports a handle that pivots on a peg. A plunger device is mounted on the handle, and when depressed it is inserted...
    • Composing stick and wooden letter blocks

    • Typesetting; Printing industry
    • Used in printing, this shallow wooden tray, called a composing stick, has a metal screw device at one end that allows the length to be adjusted after inserting the letter blocks to make up a line of type.

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