For producing steel pens the best Dennemora—Swedish iron—or hoop iron is selected.
In the south, too, hoop iron or whalebone is used for runner shoeing.
The casks are now closed by a bung secured with a piece of hoop iron nailed to two contiguous staves.
Iron is used in the form of rods, 1/2-inch in diameter, or of nails, or of hoop iron.
He pointed to a piece of hoop iron, as he spoke, which had been nailed round the blade of the oar to prevent it from splitting.
The expansion and contraction of this rod was multiplied by a series of levers made of strips of hoop iron.
Perforated sheet lead or tin, stiff wire netting, and hoop iron also form useful splints.
The 25 hoop iron ring is then pressed over the ends of the two halves of the cylinder, binding them firmly together.
The hinges of hoop iron and latch with stringhole beneath are intact.
The hoop iron ring is then removed and the two halves of the cylinder withdrawn.