posthole digger

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Noun1.posthole digger - a shovel used to sink postholes
shovel - a hand tool for lifting loose material; consists of a curved container or scoop and a handle
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I cut the pipe into 1 -foot pieces, and I use my posthole digger to dig a hole about 5 inches deep, and then stand the pipe up in it.
Using a posthole digger or shovel, plant the base of the cut tree approximately two to three feet into the ground.
Use a posthole digger to dig a 6- to 8-inch-diameter hole that's 18 to 24 inches deep for the iron pipe sleeve that will support the cooking grate assembly.
In early 1943, Dad took a Model T rear end, a part of a car frame, a cut-down Gleaner combine auger, an IHC sliding PTO shaft - all of which he had on hand or got at the Mose Levy junkyard - up to Waggoner Welding in Washington (Dad did not have a welder) and got them welded into a posthole digger.
Then use the posthole digger to scoop up the loose soil.
In the absence of a natural pinch, you can cut a tree that offers licking branches and "plant" it with a posthole digger about 10 yards out into the open food source.
When it passed my father's inspection, we began, with the help of our posthole digger, to dig the actual well.
So all we need there is a small one-foot by one-foot hole that can be dug with a posthole digger.
TOOLS: circular saw, table saw (optional), saber saw, electric drill, 3/8- and 1-inch paddle-blade drill bits, electric sander, carpenter's square, framing square, rasp, hammer, posthole digger, shovel, level, stepladder
New Seminole County as-built plans show the location of each marker ball, and workers find that they can use a posthole digger to quickly reach the buried markers.
I would venture a guess that most people who live on a farm or ranch, no matter the size, probably have at least one type of hand posthole digger tucked away in a shed or garage.
The handles work in the opposite manner of those on a posthole digger.