swage block


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swage block

n.
A metal block with holes or grooves for shaping metal objects.

swage block

n
(Tools) an iron block cut with holes, recesses, and grooves to assist in the cold-working of metal
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Noun1.swage block - an iron block cut with holes and grooves to assist in cold working metalswage block - an iron block cut with holes and grooves to assist in cold working metal
block - a solid piece of something (usually having flat rectangular sides); "the pyramids were built with large stone blocks"
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The new bolt head was then reheated and hammered into an angled notch in a swage block, turning the head again and again until the six sides were properly formed.
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