Guess what

I used to do guess what posts every so often. Always on Fridays. And I always revealed the answer on Monday.

It’s been awhile since I’ve done one of these posts. In fact, it’s been more than a year. I’m doing one today, but it’s a bit different.

You see, I don’t know what this is.

Rusted spike

We uncovered it in the garden.

Rusted spike

It’s metal (obviously heavily rusted). It has a hole in the rounded end.

Rusted spike

Anyone know what this might have been used for?

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12 thoughts on “Guess what

  1. I agree with Marie above. Tooth for a Sickle Bar mower. If you look closely at the first picture the edges of the tooth are serrated. This was designed to better hold a sharp edge as the the sharp edge of the blade’s teeth would back and forth under the tooth.

    • My parents have an antique Sickle Bar mower in their yard. I am 99.9% sure it is from a sickle bar mower. They also have a newer operational one. Some of the older ones had teeth that were attached in pairs or single teeth like this one. I agree that the serrated tooth is what gives it away to be a mower and not for digging. I don’t think a tractor tooth or a plow tooth would be serrated.

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