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Caulking seam brush : shipwright tool

Date: pre 1980s
Overall: 68 x 110 x 95 mm, 0.15 kg
Medium: Wood, baleen (keratin)
Credit Line: ANMM Collection Gift from D Smith
Classification:Tools and equipment
Object Name: Seam brush
Object No: 00006930

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    HistoryWhen caulking became old and began to rot the rake was used to dig between the planking and remove it. It was necessary for the rake to be strong to enable the tool to break through the tar covering the caulking.

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