Production sectors and services

  • Rake

    Record number: 3467
    Date: 18th century
    Dimensions: 23 x 218 x 75 cm

    Agricultural tool with a rigid frame used after ploughing to break up the earth, pull out weeds and cover over the seeds. It works the surface part of the soil. The working part comprises a series of rigid teeth or tines mounted vertically to a wooden rectangular structure, and arranged in three rows.

    Two iron rings were attached to the draught animal pulling it. It would also level the soil.