Hand ratchet brace

identifier

ID 417

morphology

craft

holotype

MOT V 86.0540 L=15cm WD=30,5cm WT=840gr. Inscription: Stanley 02 - 716 made in Stanley England.

alias

corner ratchet brace (syn.) (SALAMAN 1975: 94)

alias

ratchet drill (syn.)
description

This hand ratchet brace works on the same principle as the common brace but has a lever instead of a U-shaped bracket.

This lever works according to a ratchet mechanism and can be moved with back and forth strokes. Where there is no room for the normal brace, this type can be used.

See also the engineer's ratchet brace for metal. [MOT]