Off Topic The Hand Tool thread

Discussion in 'Axe, Tomahawk, & Hatchet Forum' started by phantomknives, Jul 19, 2018.

  1. Meek1

    Meek1 Gold Member Gold Member

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  2. Meek1

    Meek1 Gold Member Gold Member

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  3. Meek1

    Meek1 Gold Member Gold Member

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    Well I think I broke the picture uploader now.
     
  4. Meek1

    Meek1 Gold Member Gold Member

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    And by the way Miller. You may have just started yet a other quest/obsession/collection for me. Now I'm going to need different sizes. Thank you.
     
  5. Miller '72

    Miller '72

    Jul 25, 2017
    Glad i could help:D

    We tend to "inspire" and or "motivate" each other from time to time here :cool:;):thumbsup:
     
  6. Meek1

    Meek1 Gold Member Gold Member

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    well thank you for your support!
     
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  7. Yankee Josh

    Yankee Josh Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 31, 2018
    I didn't have much time after work today. But enough to uncover an old Simonds etch on that 5' falling saw. It has info etched into it regarding raker depth and cutter set. It's pretty cool! Does that help date it? Definitely older that a lot of the ones I see. [​IMG]
    Crescent ground. Regarding set and raker depth it says "requires very little set and hardly any in frozen timber. rakers one thirty second lower than the cutting teeth for soft wood and one sixty fourth for hard wood" no 325.
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    And here's a couple axes; KATCO and a Snow and Neally. Both with overlaid bits. [​IMG]
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    I cleaned these two items up as well. The one "thing" with teeth was handmade and I have bo idea what purpose it served. Any of you recognize what it could be?
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    Most everything else, while pretty cool, isn't really post worthy in my opinion. Have a great holiday everyone!
     
  8. A17

    A17

    Jan 9, 2018
    The toothy thing is probably a stone dressing chisel, if I had to guess.
     
  9. Fmont

    Fmont

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    I was going to say a leather stitching perforation chisel thing, but I have no idea. Awesome finds, man
     
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  10. ithinkverydeeply

    ithinkverydeeply Gold Member Gold Member

    Dec 17, 2018
    In the leather realm one guess might not be a “pricking iron” but instead it’s a pinking iron.
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    But I don’t know. The handle looks to come to a bit of a fine point. A little rough maybe, was it blacksmith made?
     
  11. Fmont

    Fmont

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    I figured you would know, lol. I imagine it had some sort of handle whatever it is.
     
  12. Square_peg

    Square_peg Basic Member Basic Member

    Feb 1, 2012
    I'm betting an ice pick/shave. Used to have a wood handle on that tang.
     
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  13. ithinkverydeeply

    ithinkverydeeply Gold Member Gold Member

    Dec 17, 2018
    This suspect that you are right on both counts.
    Maybe a saw tooth ice shaver or chisel.
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  14. tiguy7

    tiguy7 Gold Member Gold Member

    Jun 25, 2008
    3C627E62-0DD5-4747-8C94-DE7D004C5D8F.jpeg If you need to lay out some evenly spaced holes with your auto center punch, this will work. The Aluminum punch has a retractable sleeve that lets it be used like a transfer punch on countersunk holes. Think hinges.
     
  15. Square_peg

    Square_peg Basic Member Basic Member

    Feb 1, 2012
    Those remind me of the automatic center punches marketed by General Tools here in the States. The aluminum one (model #77) has a light spring and is great for wood. The steel one (model #78) has a heavy spring and is better for marking steel.

    That's cool how that second punch is added to it.

    The retractable sleeve on your aluminum punch reminds me of a Vix-Bit - made for drilling centered holes for door hinges and the like.
     
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  16. tiguy7

    tiguy7 Gold Member Gold Member

    Jun 25, 2008
    45714F34-5EA6-40E1-B172-04D3304BDE80.jpeg The thing that looks like a second punch is just a pivot. All the punching is done with the axial tip. The sleeve on the Aluminum punch holds a punch instead of a drill bit. So you mark the hole and then drill it. You can even mark the hole for door closer bracket screws.
     
  17. Miller '72

    Miller '72

    Jul 25, 2017
    Greenlee 9/16"
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  18. Meek1

    Meek1 Gold Member Gold Member

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    That's so cool!
     
  19. Fmont

    Fmont

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    Apr 20, 2017
    That has me drooling
     
  20. Meek1

    Meek1 Gold Member Gold Member

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    Aug 11, 2019
    Hey Miller,

    They come in Cast Iron too?!?!? Shame this one was blown out so bad. Sure is neat.

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