A kind of cap or cover, or sometimes a broad ring, for the end of the finger, used in sewing to protect the finger when pushing the needle through the material. It is usually made of metal, and has upon the outer surface numerous small pits to catch the head of the needle.
Any thimble-shaped appendage or fixure.
A ring of thin metal formed with a grooved circumference so as to fit within an eye-spice, or the like, and protect it from chafing.
Thimbles are protective devices for your middle finger when doing hand sewing. They can be made of leather, metal, wood, ceramic, or other material. To be certain you have one that is right for you, try on several to get a good feel. You want it loose, but not so loose that it slips off. You want it tight, but not so tight that it is snug. A thimble is worn on the hand that is using the needle for sewing (hems, embroidery, basting, etc.).
An iron ring, with a hollow or groove around its whole circumference, to receive the rope which is spliced about it.
teardrop shaped piece of metal, used as a former when making eyelets from steel wire in conjunction with dog s. Used to prevent the steel wire being weakened through kinking.
An oval shaped reinforcement around which the rope is bent when forming an eye.
A grooved metal reinforcement (in a teardrop shape) placed in a wire rope loop to prevent chafing and cutting.
a small metal cap to protect the finger while sewing; can be used as a small container
a circular piece of metal or plastic that fits through the forged eye in the snap hook
a grooved ring that may be set in the eye of a line to prevent chafing
a small cylinder of hard wood having a groove around it so a cord run round in the groove will not slip
A protective fitting for a steel wire rope eye made from metal. It ensures that the correct size loop is made for the rope diameter and protects the eye from wear. Submitted by Piers from London, UK.
metal ring shaped to fit into the eye of a rope end so that the ring can protect the rope against chafing or damage caused by friction
A small, dimpled cap, usually of metal, designed to fit over the end of the finger to protect it from injury as it repeatedly pushes a needle through cloth during sewing or quilting.
stainlessâ€”steel, ovalâ€”shaped guide used to route cable around a fitting without kinking.
Metal ring or eyelet around which a line is spliced. The line fits into the concave outside; the convex inside bears the strain and wear.
Special metal or clay sleeves for wall and ceiling penetrations when installing a venting system to ensure that the proper clearance away from combustibles is maintained.
A rounded item that gives the proper curve for terminating wire rope.
Grooved metal fitting to protect the eye, or fastening loop of a wire rope.
A teardrop-shaped grooved ring in a looped or spliced eye to prevent chafe and wear in the eye.
A leather, metal or plastic piece used to cover and protect the end of your finger when pushing a hand needle through fabric repeatedly. () () ()
a pear-shaped grooved metal fitting around which an eye splice is made
A thimble is a protective shield worn on the finger or thumb.