Inuit Thimble

by Dick Baugh (January 23, 2000)



How many times have you acquired a sore thumb either from a lot of whittling or pushing a needle through tough material? Here is a simple remedy for that situation. Looking through some book on Inuit (Eskimo) material culture I saw a design for the world's simplest leather thimble. I don't even remember the title of the book. Normally one would make this device from heavy leather but the one in the photos was made from corrugated cardboard.



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