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noun as in soldering iron

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Gabe Feenan plugs the blowpipe with his thumb, trapping air in the vessel so it doesn’t collapse.

Sometimes two or three share a blowpipe in the glassmaking process, so they tried using a rubber tip, removing it before passing it to the next person.

A very neat repair can be made with an alcohol lamp and a blowpipe by using a little silver solder.

Then taking a poisoned arrow from his quiver, he puts it in the blowpipe, and collects his breath for the fatal puff.

Here let the blowpipe remain suspended, while you take a view of the arms which are made to slay the larger beasts of the forest.

He wasn't winded, ye see, for his blowpipe was intact, and his gear below-decks sound and ship-shape.

All the work described in this book can quite well be done with a simple foot bellows and a quick-change blowpipe.


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