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Rope-Making Hook

Rope-making hook; referred to as a thrat hook or wimble. This is a handmade instrument of heavy wire and wood, used for making hay ropes to tie down rucks. A handful of hay is doubled over the hook and the handle turned, making a long rope.
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Photo credit: http://www.nzmuseums.co.nz