wooden auger

A bit about your wonder

This auger was first used in the early 1900s, in the days when Thomas Oldham had his own workshop in Rugby.

Auger

"So you decided to make a handle for an auger to bore holes in wood, eh?"

"Superb idea - ash is strong and hard but elastic too. That means the handle won't snap when the drill gets stuck."

Thomas Oldham

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