This ClipArt gallery offers 195 illustrations of hand tools, implements, and other equipment used in agriculture and farming, such as plows, pitchforks, insecticide sprayers, rakes, and rollers.

Illustrated is the perfected American plow.

American Plow

Illustrated is the perfected American plow.

Illustrated a various ancient plows.

Ancient Plows

Illustrated a various ancient plows.

The grubber or grubbing axe is useful for uprooting trees. It is similar in shape to the ordinary pick, but both points are flattened and made wedge shaped.

Grubber or Grubbing Axe

The grubber or grubbing axe is useful for uprooting trees. It is similar in shape to the ordinary pick,…

A water barrel.

Water Barrel

A water barrel.

The part of the frame of a plow to which the draught is applied.

Plow Beam

The part of the frame of a plow to which the draught is applied.

Shallow box used to hold seeds sown and small plants.

Shallow Box

Shallow box used to hold seeds sown and small plants.

A type of small overflow dam.

Weir Box

A type of small overflow dam.

"Flower-pot Brackets are exceedingly ornamental for the window. They are generally very strongly made of iron, being capable of holding double the weight that can be put upon them, and they are very tastefully bronzed."—Heinrich, 1887

Plain Pot Bracket

"Flower-pot Brackets are exceedingly ornamental for the window. They are generally very strongly made…

A bucket being used to weigh the milk production of a cow.

Weighing bucket

A bucket being used to weigh the milk production of a cow.

A small overflow dam placed in concrete.

Cippoletti Weir Set in Concrete

A small overflow dam placed in concrete.

Clark's Syphon Condensing Stove has two stoves heated by gas attached to bunsen burners.

Clark's Syphon Condensing Stove

Clark's Syphon Condensing Stove has two stoves heated by gas attached to bunsen burners.

The U-shaped draft iron on the end of a cart-tongue or plow-beam.

Clevis

The U-shaped draft iron on the end of a cart-tongue or plow-beam.

An iron bent in the form of a stirrup, horseshoe, or the letter U with two ends perforated to recieve a pin, used to connect a draft chain or whipple tree to a cart or plow.

Clevis

An iron bent in the form of a stirrup, horseshoe, or the letter U with two ends perforated to recieve…

"[Pot covers] will hide the pot and give it a very neat appearance, without inerfering with the side drainage in any way."—Heinrich, 1887

Pot Cover

"[Pot covers] will hide the pot and give it a very neat appearance, without inerfering with the side…

Illustrated is a cranberry scoop. It is sometimes used in picking up cranberries.

Cranberry Scoop

Illustrated is a cranberry scoop. It is sometimes used in picking up cranberries.

The end of a hand plow. The metal part can be unscrewed and affixed to a hand plow, or left on the handle.

Hand cultivator

The end of a hand plow. The metal part can be unscrewed and affixed to a hand plow, or left on the handle.

An instrument for combing and cleaning horses.

Curry-comb

An instrument for combing and cleaning horses.

Illustrated is a curved knife harrow. It is also known as the Acme harrow or clod crusher. It destroys small weeds.

Curved Knife Harrow

Illustrated is a curved knife harrow. It is also known as the Acme harrow or clod crusher. It destroys…

This sod cutter is a tool which cuts turn and the part of the soil beneath it which is held together by roots

Sod Cutter

This sod cutter is a tool which cuts turn and the part of the soil beneath it which is held together…

This pitchfork design eases he effort one needs to apply to cut twine

Twine Cutter

This pitchfork design eases he effort one needs to apply to cut twine

Illustrated is a cylindrical drain tile. Also pictured is a scoop for preparing the bed for the tile.

Cylindrical Drain Tile

Illustrated is a cylindrical drain tile. Also pictured is a scoop for preparing the bed for the tile.

A daisy grubber is a short tool made with a claw. The daisy grubber is used to remove the roots of daisies from lawns.

Daisy Grubber

A daisy grubber is a short tool made with a claw. The daisy grubber is used to remove the roots of daisies…

Illustrated is a deep tilling plow equipped with jointer and coulter.

Deep Tilling Plow

Illustrated is a deep tilling plow equipped with jointer and coulter.

A serviceable dibber.

Dibber

A serviceable dibber.

A home made packed dibber.

Dibber

A home made packed dibber.

Dibber and crow-bar combined.

Dibber

Dibber and crow-bar combined.

"The spade is commonly used for digging and trenching, but much of this work is now better done by means of Parkes's diggging-fork, which is both handier and lighter, and breaks up the ground better than the spade." — Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

Digging-Fork

"The spade is commonly used for digging and trenching, but much of this work is now better done by means…

Tools used to make ditches.

Ditching Tools

Tools used to make ditches.

"The drag is a useful, light three-pronged tool which may be used for loosening the soil amongst vegetable crops as well as flower garden plants, and may also be sometimes employed, if the tines are sufficiently narrow and pointed, to drag off weeds from the surface." — Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

Drag

"The drag is a useful, light three-pronged tool which may be used for loosening the soil amongst vegetable…

A drag hoe or pitchfork is a similar design to the draw hoe and fork combined.

Drag Hoe or Pitchfork

A drag hoe or pitchfork is a similar design to the draw hoe and fork combined.

Illustrated is an old fashioned drain tile. It is a flat bottomed tile.

Drain Tile

Illustrated is an old fashioned drain tile. It is a flat bottomed tile.

This is a combination draw hoe. It is also called a mattock or fork. It also known as a pitchfork.

Draw Hoe and Fork Combined

This is a combination draw hoe. It is also called a mattock or fork. It also known as a pitchfork.

Dutch hoes are useful for destroying weeds or for loosening the surface.

Dutch Hoe

Dutch hoes are useful for destroying weeds or for loosening the surface.

Illustrated is a former European type of plow. It is still used in improved forms.

European Plow

Illustrated is a former European type of plow. It is still used in improved forms.

This is an agricultural machine which is used to feel varying forms of stock.

Poultry Feeder

This is an agricultural machine which is used to feel varying forms of stock.

A planter is an agricultural farm implement towed behind a tractor, used for sowing crops through a field. It is connected to the tractor with a draw-bar, or a three-point hitch.

Combined Planter and Fertilizer

A planter is an agricultural farm implement towed behind a tractor, used for sowing crops through a…

"A finger-weeder." — Baily, 1898

Finger-weeder

"A finger-weeder." — Baily, 1898

An instrument for threshing or beating grain from the ear.

Flail

An instrument for threshing or beating grain from the ear.

This type of fork has four flattened prongs. It is ideal for ordinary kitchen garden work, such as lifting potatoes.

Flat-Tined Digging Fork

This type of fork has four flattened prongs. It is ideal for ordinary kitchen garden work, such as lifting…

A woodworking tool used to cut, flatten, and smooth areas of wood by abrasion.

Wooden Float

A woodworking tool used to cut, flatten, and smooth areas of wood by abrasion.

"Selby's Flower Gatherer which cuts and holds the flower at the same time." — Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

Flower Gatherer

"Selby's Flower Gatherer which cuts and holds the flower at the same time." — Encyclopedia Britannica,…

"The ordinary spading-fork, with strong, flat tines, is a most serviceable tool; but a good spading-fork may be made from an old manure fork by cutting down the tines." — Baily, 1898

Improvised fork

"The ordinary spading-fork, with strong, flat tines, is a most serviceable tool; but a good spading-fork…

"Irrigating young orchard with furrows. a, sluice; b, head ditch; c, furrow." -Department of Agriculture

Irrigating with Furrows

"Irrigating young orchard with furrows. a, sluice; b, head ditch; c, furrow." -Department of Agriculture

Bar, usually metal, with a central loop and a hook at each end, used to hang a carcass for butchering; a roof that has two pitches on each side, where the upper roof area has less slope than the lower roof areas.

Butcher Gambrel

Bar, usually metal, with a central loop and a hook at each end, used to hang a carcass for butchering;…

The garden hammer are usually used in gardening for nailing wall trees. The hammer head is short and flat at the end used for driving nails.

Garden Hammer

The garden hammer are usually used in gardening for nailing wall trees. The hammer head is short and…

This is an agricultural tool intended to serve as a fruit picker or gatherer. This design allows its user to inspect the fruit through an visible net.

Fruit Gatherer

This is an agricultural tool intended to serve as a fruit picker or gatherer. This design allows its…

"Goad-spur, 13th or 14th century. A spur without a rowel and having a single more or less blunt point. In the early middle ages this was the common form in Europe." -Whitney, 1911

Goad-Spur

"Goad-spur, 13th or 14th century. A spur without a rowel and having a single more or less blunt point.…

A piece of heavy equipment used to level and smooth cranberry or other similar fruits to the desired gradient.

Cranberry Grader

A piece of heavy equipment used to level and smooth cranberry or other similar fruits to the desired…

Illustrated are various forms of hand hoes. At the top is a weeder and one form of scuffle hoe. The bottom left shows a common scuffle hoe; below it is a hand cultivator. Other special hoes are also pictured.

Hand Hoes

Illustrated are various forms of hand hoes. At the top is a weeder and one form of scuffle hoe. The…

A hand-box which protects plants from wind and water running into it.

Hand-box

A hand-box which protects plants from wind and water running into it.

"The hand-fork, a short-handled three-tined implement, is extremely handy for many purposes, such as loosening weeds for hand-weeding, or for planting or transplanting small subjects; it is also very handy for plunging pots, either indoors or out, in tan-beds, ash-beds or common soil." — Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

Hand-fork

"The hand-fork, a short-handled three-tined implement, is extremely handy for many purposes, such as…

"It is often essential that the land be compacted after it has been spaded or hoed, and some kind of hand-roller is then useful. Very efficient iron rollers are in the market, but a good one can be made from a hard cestnut or oak log." — Baily, 1898

Hand-roller

"It is often essential that the land be compacted after it has been spaded or hoed, and some kind of…

"Another style of hand-weeder, made at home out of hoop-iron." — Baily, 1898

Home-made hand-weeder

"Another style of hand-weeder, made at home out of hoop-iron." — Baily, 1898

"For small beds of flowers or vegetables, hand-weeders of various patterns are essential to easy and efficient work." — Baily, 1898

Hand-weeders

"For small beds of flowers or vegetables, hand-weeders of various patterns are essential to easy and…

Some knives have the handle placed at a right angle with the blade. The farmer in cutting hay from the haymow in his bard uses a large knife with such a right angle handle and calls it a hay-knife.

Hay Knife

Some knives have the handle placed at a right angle with the blade. The farmer in cutting hay from the…

An illustration of a wagon covered with hay.

Hay Wagon

An illustration of a wagon covered with hay.

A sharp instrument used in cutting hay out of a stack or mow.

Hay-knife

A sharp instrument used in cutting hay out of a stack or mow.

A Blackland (or meadow hoe), reading "True-Temper Triumph", displayed horizontally.

Hoe

A Blackland (or meadow hoe), reading "True-Temper Triumph", displayed horizontally.

An instrument for cutting up weeds and lossening the earth.

Hoe

An instrument for cutting up weeds and lossening the earth.

A hoe inside of a circle

Hoe logo

A hoe inside of a circle