What are these long vtg wood handled metal hand tools?

Discussion in 'Tools' started by Robin L. Kiskunes, Jan 28, 2024.

  1. Hi guys,

    I have these long wood handled tools from our tool cabinet and would like to know what these are used for? Are these wood working tools??

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  2. 2manybooks

    2manybooks Well-Known Member

  3. Roaring20s

    Roaring20s Well-Known Member

    It's funny that we are so far removed from lawn and garden maintenance that these tools are loosing their use.
  4. komokwa

    komokwa The Truth is out there...!


    I still have one with a 4 foot pole......but it's the one above that I use now......

    weeds, run like hell when they see me coming !!!:playful::playful::playful::playful::eek:
  5. Roaring20s

    Roaring20s Well-Known Member

    When I was a kid, Saturday mornings helping dad, it was one of my jobs in the spring.

    I still use an old screwdriver to pop up a few, but not nearly as often. :cool:

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  6. wlwhittier

    wlwhittier Well-Known Member

    Their 'use' hasn't been lost, RT...there are still lots of dandelions (one of my most favorite flowers, an' 'puff-balls). The issue is that those tools, which I grew up in intimate an' repeat familiarity with due to 'first-hand' usage, are so unrecognizable that they appear, with many pics, in this forum for identification! Really hard to wrap my head around, y'know?
  7. Rayo56

    Rayo56 Well-Known Member

    Yum.........Dandelion greens with a cup of dandelion root tea!

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  8. johnnycb09

    johnnycb09 Well-Known Member

    I lived in a duplex in Denver and being an arid climate grass had a hell of a time growing without constant watering. But I watered mine every day and had a lovely green patch of lawn (and a high water bill) .In my little back yard (about 10x12 feet a patch of dandelions sprouted,so i let them grow and watered them too. It was so pretty . My Mexican neighbor lady over the fence asked me one day if she could have some and I said "sure,take all you want" .I knew people ate them but I never had. The next day she hands me a plate over the fence heaving with food,and had used them in one of the dishes. So tasty ! She harvested them the whole time i lived there. Such a nice lady too.
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  9. Rayo56

    Rayo56 Well-Known Member

    I make them just like I do collard greens - can't tell the difference they are so good. But it take alot to make a potful. I also make bamboo shoots in the spring and then vac pack and freeze them to last the year. it's free food from nature - why not?
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