The Garden Guide

Book: Gardening Tools, Equipment and Buildings
Chapter: Chapter 5: Machines and Machinery

Leather bearing straps

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1963. Leathern bearing-straps (fig. 541.) are useful in bearing hand-barrows, or even in wheeling the common garden-barrow: they are not much in use among professional gardeners; but in extensive operations on the ground, such as excavating for artificial lakes, ponds, &c., and making roads, they materially diminish labour.