Awl (shoemaker)

identifier

MOT V 94.0140

morphology

craft

craft

craft

craft

holotype

MOT V 84.0392 L=14cm B=2,5cm G=50gr

holotype

MOT V 84.0822 L=14cm D=3cm G=30gr

holotype

MOT V 88.1366 a-b2 L=15cm D=2,7cm G=50gr

holotype

MOT V 94.0140 L=11cm D=3cm G=100gr
description

This awl is used by leather workers to sew small holes in leather. It is a thin steel awl with a round or triangular cross section. It can be straight or curved.

Some models have replaceable needles that can be stored in the handle. [MOT]