An illustration of a rectangular cheese-vat.

Rectangular Cheese-vat

An illustration of a rectangular cheese-vat.

A pipecutter is a type of tool used by plumbers to cut pipe. Besides producing a clean cut, the tool is often a faster and more convenient way of cutting pipe than using a hacksaw, although this depends on the metal the pipe is made out of.

Pipe Cutter

A pipecutter is a type of tool used by plumbers to cut pipe. Besides producing a clean cut, the tool…

"A "still;" and, for condensing the vapor, vats are constructed, holding serpentine pipes or "worms," which present a greater condensing surface than if the pipe has passed directly through the vat." —Wells, 1857

Still

"A "still;" and, for condensing the vapor, vats are constructed, holding serpentine pipes or "worms,"…

"Vats in a wine room for fermentation." —Davison, 1910

Wine vats

"Vats in a wine room for fermentation." —Davison, 1910