finishing-tool love


from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In lathe-work, a turning-tool with a cutting edge ground to a large angle. Such tools remove a very thin chip, and are often used simply as scrapers.
  • noun In glass manufacturing, an instrument, resembling a pair of forceps, used to shape the necks of bottles, lamp-chimneys, etc. Also called borcellas, ponteglo, and procellas. See procellas.


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