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Title: Round file
Identifier: X964.100.77
Donor: Marjorie Twitchell
Item Date: 1900-1950
Creation Date: 2011
Location: Bradley Museum

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Description: The handle was a piece of doweling and may have been a piece of furniture and has nail holes in handle.

Round files, also called rat-tail files, are gradually tapered and are used for many tasks that require a round tool, such as enlarging round holes or cutting a scalloped edge. It would be used to make grooves; it is a carpenter’s tool. _http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File_(tool)_
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