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Paddle, Food

Food paddle, Canterbury, NH

Description

Between-centers turned end carved stirring paddle of birch. A 1 1/8" board was centered on lathe and turned to a maximum handle diameter of 1 1/4" and a paddle diameter of 3 1/16" tapering to 3" diameter at end. Then the paddle blade was tapered by sewing and/or planing on one side only.

Notes

Used with tin tub, 1953.6583.1 for mixing molasses and popcorn.

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