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Title: Grindstone
Identifier: U.29.67
Donor: Mrs. M. Belleghem
Item Date: 1890-1940
Creation Date: 2011
Location: Bradley Museum

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Description: A grindstone set on a horse-type frame. The frame's legs project diagonally around a rectangular section. There is a handle projecting from one side of the grindstone.

A grindstone is a tool used for polishing, sharpening and grinding tools. It is usually made in the shape of a wheel and with a pedal in order to allow rotation, which controls the sharpening process. Early grindstones were made of sandstone. _
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