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Cooper's inshave drawing knife
This text can only be consulted in Dutch <https://www.mot.be/resource/Tool/coopers-inshave-drawing-knife?lang=nl>
Cooper's hollowing drawing knife
Drawing knife of which the blade is less or more concave but does not form a semicircle. The hollowing drawing knife is used when a lot of wood has to be removed from relatively wide pieces and to work concave surfaces. See also the strip drawing knife. [MOT]
Cooper's timber scribe
This text can only be consulted in Dutch <https://www.mot.be/resource/Tool/coopers-timber-scribe?lang=nl>
Coping saw
This text can only be consulted in Dutch <https://www.mot.be/resource/Tool/coping-saw?lang=nl>
Cooper's round shave drawing knife
Round shave drawing knife
Cork puller
When a bottle is uncorked and the cork accidentally ends up in the bottle, it can easily be removed with a cork puller. It consists of three long, narrow metal wires that are bent at the end and with which the cork can be grasped and pulled out of the bottle. [MOT]
Cooper's howel adze
This text can only be consulted in Dutch <https://www.mot.be/resource/Tool/coopers-howel-adze?lang=nl>
Coring hook
This text can only be consulted in Dutch <https://www.mot.be/resource/Tool/coring-hook?lang=nl>
Cooper's trussing adze
This text can only be consulted in Dutch <https://www.mot.be/resource/Tool/coopers-trussing-adze?lang=nl>
Cooper's sun plane
This text can only be consulted in Dutch <https://www.mot.be/resource/Tool/coopers-sun-plane?lang=nl>
Cork screw
This text can only be consulted in Dutch <https://www.mot.be/resource/Tool/cork-screw?lang=nl>
Cork squeezer
This text can only be consulted in Dutch <https://www.mot.be/resource/Tool/cork-squeezer?lang=nl>
Cork driver
Monoxile hand tool with a flat, often oval-shaped part that is tapped. It has a straight handle - distinguishable from the laundry beater - for knocking the cork into the bottle. Bottles can also be corked with a corking machine. [MOT]
Cork cutter sharpener
This text can only be consulted in Dutch <https://www.mot.be/resource/Tool/cork-cutter-sharpener?lang=nl>
Cotton hook
Hand tool that can be used to move bales. It may be a metal S-shaped hook (approx. 20 cm long; approx. 300 gr) with a wooden T-shaped handle, similar to the wood hook and the box hook. It can also be a double crochet. See also this cargo hook. [MOT]
Corner brace
This text can only be consulted in Dutch <https://www.mot.be/resource/Tool/corner-brace?lang=nl>
Cork borer
This text can only be consulted in Dutch <https://www.mot.be/resource/Tool/cork-borer?lang=nl>
Corner-rounding plane (Japanese)
The Japanese corner-rounding plane (1). (1) ODATE: 118.
Corking machine
This text can only be consulted in Dutch <https://www.mot.be/resource/Tool/corking-machine?lang=nl>
Creasing iron
This text can only be consulted in Dutch <https://www.mot.be/resource/Tool/creasing-iron?lang=nl>
Crandall hammer
Hand tool of a stonecutter to hammer away the irregularities on a hard stone face. It is composed of a number of pointed irons, held together in a bracket with a locking wedge. The handle can be wood or metal. Since the irons are easily exchangeable, they can be individually sharpened or forged. This hand tool is no longer actively used. (1) See also the bush hammer. [MOT] (1) Due to the excessive dust formation, it would already be prohibited in the Netherlands in 1921. See JANSE 1997: 26.
Crate axe
Some bulky or fragile goods are transported in wooden crates. Sometimes a nail extractor, but usually a crowbar is used to open them. The latter is sometimes combined with an ax and a hammer; it then becomes a crate ax. There are several models of that composite tool. In general, it is made entirely of iron and weighs 0.4-0.8 kg. The handle continues above the ax and the hammer; he forms a crowbar there. Sometimes a drop-shaped hole is drilled in the stem or a notch in the blade of the ax to pull out long nails. [MOT]
Croque-monsieur iron
This text can only be consulted in Dutch <https://www.mot.be/resource/Tool/croque-monsieur-iron?lang=nl>
Crinkle cutter
This text can only be consulted in Dutch <https://www.mot.be/resource/Tool/crinkle-cutter?lang=nl>
Counter punch
This text can only be consulted in Dutch <https://www.mot.be/resource/Tool/counter-punch?lang=nl>
Crepe spreader
This text can only be consulted in Dutch <https://www.mot.be/resource/Tool/crepe-spreader?lang=nl>
Thorn-hedge shears
Thorn-hedge shears are used to prune thorny shrubs and to cut branches that are too thick for the pruning shears (up to approx. 2,5-3 cm) The osier worker sometimes uses shears with bent arms to reduce the need to bend down to cut close to the ground. See also hedge shears. More technical information on the dutch version of this page. [MOT]
Tea tongs
This text can only be consulted in Dutch <https://www.mot.be/resource/Tool/tea-tongs?lang=nl>
Tea ball
This text can only be consulted in Dutch <https://www.mot.be/resource/Tool/tea-ball?lang=nl>
Table knife
This text can only be consulted in Dutch <https://www.mot.be/resource/Tool/table-knife?lang=nl>
Tasting knife
A tasting knife is a light (approx. 50 g) long (approx. 25 cm) and narrow (approx. 1 cm) pocket knife that is used to taste sausages and other fine meats at fairs, etc. (1). The blade is often partially serrated to easily cut the sausage. [MOT] (1) According to SARGENT: 18, the knife would be used to test melon or citrus fruits.
Three-eyed gimlet/Four-eyed gimlet (Japanese)
The text on the Japanese three-eyed and four-eyed gimlet can only be consulted in dutch.
Tea strainer
This text can only be consulted in Dutch <https://www.mot.be/resource/Tool/tea-strainer?lang=nl>
Bean hook
A bean hook can be used to remove heavy weeds, shrubs, etc. The tool is very similar to the billhook with hook-shaped blade, but is longer (approx. 50 cm) and narrower (approx. 3 cm). Sometimes a small axe is forged on the back of the blade. [MOT]
Roller-mincer
This text can only be consulted in Dutch <https://www.mot.be/resource/Tool/roller-mincer?lang=nl>
Nutcracker
This text can only be consulted in Dutch <https://www.mot.be/resource/Tool/nutcracker?lang=nl>