Auger

identifier

MOT V 81.0467

morphology

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holotype

MOT V 81.0467 L=48cm B=42cm G=0,91kg. Opschrift: 14.
description

The auger is a hand tool for drilling holes, consisting of a crank and a drill or bit. The 20 to 50 cm long handle (see nave borer and pump rip bit) is made of wood, sometimes metal.

The auger is used by many woodworkers; hence the variety in names.

See also the breast augergimlet, bell drill, bung borercooper's bung borer, clog maker's drill, first bit.