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dapping block

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A metal shaping tool of various sizes consisting of a base (bottom swage) each with a convex face with a variety of shapes (such as round, oval, square), typically fitted into the hardy hole of an anvil or the swage block. Used in conjunction with a separate top portion (top swage) or punches with matching grooves for rounding, smoothing, drawing, bending or shaping metal.
Definition source(s)
  • Parks Canada / Parcs Canada, and Canadian Heritage Information Network / Réseau canadien d’information sur le patrimoine. 2009–2018. “Parks Canada Descriptive and Visual Dictionary of Objects / Dictionnaire descriptif et visuel de Parcs Canada.” 2009–2018.
Term (International)
dapping block
Inverted term (International)
block, dapping
Alternative term(s)
swage block
Term (International)
dé à emboutir
Term gender (International)
Alternative term(s)
bloc à former; casse-barres; enclume-étampe; étampe de cloutier; étampe universelle; plaque à étamper; plaque percée; tas à matricer; tas étampe
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Art & Architecture Thesaurus Online
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Parks Canada code(s)
  • 04-01073
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Art & Architecture Thesaurus dapping blocks (Art & Architecture Thesaurus) English Exact
Culture.FR: Dénomination - Joconde dé à emboutir (Culture.FR: Dénomination - Joconde) French Exact
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