The Tin Smith’s Twist

The tin smith at Sauder Village, Archbold Ohio, was making twisted tin Christmas tree ornaments that are sold in his shop.

He showed the school children (some of the hundreds there on field trips) how he puts the thin strip of tin in the vise and punches a hole in the end.

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He then attaches a special pair of pliers. With a quick pull of the spiral cut rod coming out the back of the pliers, he twisted the strip of tin.

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That was an easy twist by the tin smith.

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