unknown (unknown cultural designation) creator
Culture: probably American
agricultural equipment; historic landscapes; estates (agricultural); country houses; Hudson River, United States; historic farms; logging
A cant hook is a logging tool consisting of a wooden handle with a movable metal hook at one end called a dog. It is used for handling and turning logs and cants (squared logs). The cant hook has a blunt tip, often bearing teeth.
Repository: Montgomery Place (American repository, 1802 CE-), Annandale-on-Hudson, Dutchess, New York, United States
Bard College, Montgomery Place Collection
probably ca. 19th century-early 20th century
Sponberg-Paraday, Livia (photographer)
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iron (metal); wood (plant material)
Classification: tools; object (utilitarian); woodworking tools
Order Number: 900000
Image Number: 21992283
unknown (unknown cultural designation) creator and Culture: probably American, “Cant Hook,” Stevenson Library Digital Collections, accessed August 11, 2022, https://omekalib.bard.edu/items/show/1861.
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