Excell Blacksmith and Engineering Workshop Museum

Wheel righting, forge welding and blacksmithing were undertaken in this workshop by the Excell family. The workshop is complete in its original state from the 1905 and 1935 era. Objects in the workshop include an original D.C welder, forge, wheelwright section, upsetting machine, and the Brattenizing Plough, patented and built by Excell in Tumby Bay and widely used in South Australia.

Address: 
Barraud Street, Tumby Bay, SA
Tel: 
0886882101
Hours: 
1.30pm-4.30pm 4th Sun of month, also by arrangement
Admission: 
Adults $2, children 50c
Facilities: 
Guided tours, work exhibitions, wheelchair access, booklet on history of the workshop for sale
Collection: 
200 items
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Items

Plough

Brattenizing Plough

Creator:
Excell's Blacksmiths
Description:
A plough used to remove sheet limestone when building roads . This plough was used to construct the road access to the Nullabor during the WWII
Date:
1939

This plough was designed and constructed in the Tumby Bay Blacksmith's Shop by the Excell family

Forge

Description:
Working forge, for blacksmith work.