Ratchet brace


  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Ratchet brace (Mech) a boring brace, having a ratchet wheel and pawl for rotating the tool by back and forth movements of the brace handle.
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In literature:

Ratchet-brace, 103, 105, 137.
"Handwork in Wood" by William Noyes
Barber's ratchet brace shown in figure 66 completes the metamorphosis of this tool form in the United States.
"Woodworking Tools 1600-1900" by Peter C. Welsh

In news:

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