With hoop-iron they can improve their tools and weapons, thus saving them much labour.
I next manufactured a spoon and knife combined from a bit of hoop-iron.
hoop-iron, on the other hand, is very cheap, and it does not matter how inferior the quality so long as it is hoop-iron.
To avoid the necessity for nailing to the wall, get two pieces of hoop-iron about 11⁄2 in.
“With all my heart,” said Peterkin, exchanging the axe for his hoop-iron knife, with which he cut off the desired portion.
Among these were included all the axes, hoop-iron, and other pieces of manageable metal that could be easily carried.
In twenty minutes he has made up an hour's time, though two miles of hoop-iron are torn from the track behind him.
Our supply of the last-named did not last long, and several of the party used strips of hoop-iron in their stead.
He pointed to a piece of hoop-iron as he spoke, which had been nailed round the blade of the oar to prevent it from splitting.
He received a present of a piece of hoop-iron and some red braid, which greatly pleased him.