19th Cent Barking Tool

19th Cent Barking Tool

Code: 12269


W: 13cm (5.1")H: 29cm (11.4")D: 4cm (1.6")


Very good example of a 19th cent Barking Iron, Used by wooden to strip the bark off oak trees and similar to be used in the tanning of leather. Early Blacksmith made example, original handle, woodworm filled and treated.