Rock and Coal Boring

A Huwood Mining Blast Pick

A Huwood Mining Blast Pick. A Huwood Mining Blast Pick. Made from Iron. Size 18″ inches long. This small blast pick was made by “Huwood”. These picks were powered by compressed air and were known as “Punchy Picks” perhaps different names were given to them in other collieries? The bottom collar will unscrew to insert the pick bit. Read More »

A Little Giant Mining (Type 1) Blast Pick

A Little Giant Mining (Type 1) Blast Pick. A Little Giant Mining (Type 1) Blast Pick.. Made from Iron. Size 20″ inches long. This small blast pick named “Little Giant”. These picks were powered by compressed air and were known as “Punchy Picks” perhaps different names were given to them in other collieries? The bottom collar will unscrew to insert the pick bit (which ... Read More »

A Little Giant Mining (Type 2) Blast Pick

A Little Giant Mining (Type 2) Blast Pick. A Little Giant Mining (Type 2) Blast Pick. Made from Iron. Size 19″ inches long. This small blast pick named “Little Giant”. These picks were powered by compressed air and were known as “Punchy Picks” perhaps different names were given to them in other collieries? The bottom collar will unscrew to insert the pick bit (which ... Read More »

Punchy Pick Bits

Punchy Pick Bits. Punchy Pick Bits. Three Punchy Pick Bits. One Flat end bit.  One 4 Pointed tapered bit.  One 4 Pointed snub bit.  Made from Iron. Size 18″ x 1″ inches 16″ x 1″ inches 16″ x 1″ inches. The shoulder is 3″ inches down from the top of each Bit to stop it from falling out of the machine after inserting it ... Read More »

Huwood Oil Bottles

Huwood Oil Bottles. Huwood Oil Bottles. Size 4″ x 2″inches. These were produced by Huwood to lubricate their blast picks, they are made from plastic and Brass. Read More »

Electric Coal Borer

Electric Coal Borer. Electric Coal Borer. Made from Iron, Brass and Copper. Size 13″ x 12″ x 9″ inches. Weight 21kgs. The electric components were made by Hackbridge & Faraday Electrics.      Read More »

Vintage Coal Drill Rod

Vintage Coal Drill Rod. Vintage Coal Drill Rod. Made from Iron and Tungsten. Size 18″ x 1 1/2″ inches. This Coal Drill Rod was produced to be used with the hand ratchet Coal Borer. They came in a few different lengths. Read More »

Coal Boring Bit

Coal Boring Bit. Coal Boring Bit. Made from Iron and Tungsten. Size 2 3/4″ x 1 1/2″ inches. This small sized bit was inserted into the shaft of a long twist drill rod and used to bore holes in the coal for shotfiring. A bit of wire was inserted through a hole in the end of the rod to hold ... Read More »

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