Village Blacksmith Garden Tools

Blacksmith Shop

Village Blacksmith 6

Bolton, Massachusetts, c. 1810
Moved to OSV, 1957

Blacksmith Moses Wilder owned land that adjoined a stone quarry operated by his wife’s cousins in Bolton, Massachusetts. Wilder built the Blacksmith Shop using some 400 granite stones from the quarry to form the walls. He was able to maintain a prosperous business making and repairing tools used in the neighboring quarry. His son, Abraham, later took over the business.

Neighborhood blacksmiths undertook several different kinds of work in rural New England, and most towns had several blacksmiths. Some specialized in producing edge tools or machinery. Others shoed horses or turned to wheelwrighting and repairing vehicles. Many did general work, repairing manufactured and imported tools, shoeing horses and oxen, and making many of the smaller items needed in the community.

Source: www.osv.org

VILLAGE BLACKSMITH V & B Manufacturing Handy 2lb Mattock Tiller (85231)
Lawn & Patio (VILLAGE BLACKSMITH)
  • 2 lb ductile iron head
  • 2-1/4 W mattock blade and three 5 sturdy tines
  • 36 hickory wood handle
  • Designed for light maintenance work for both the home and professional
  • Use the tines for shallow digging and clearing of weeds and debris

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