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Old 07-17-2019, 04:17 PM   #1
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Can You Name This Tool?


I had a friend bring this to me and ask if I know what it is.
Neither of us can figure it out.
Anyone know?
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Old 07-17-2019, 04:19 PM   #2
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Absolutely!

I name thee, "Gregory".


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Bowl work?


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Gregory the hoof cleaner.
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Gregory the hoof cleaner.
Kinda long for that ? but that thought did cross my mind.
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Actually, it's a tool for making jack-o-lanterns. It's what you use to give the pumpkin a lobotomy.
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From here,it looks like a thingamajig . Sorry guys,haven't used that word in ages,couldn't resist.
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Well I have several of these some longer than others and use them all the time in my hobby which is a summer endeavor, my love of the work by the Montgoifer Brothers in November of 1783 has lead me to learn and build both what is known as a single or double basket.

The basket is made of wicker and the tools are used to help weave the wicker strands on the basket, the wicker helps keep the basket light as you may well know there is only hot air involved in this practice.

This may seem strange but the best wicker is harvested in the winter but must be left to "season" so most basket builders start the new baskets on the first day in April hoping to get the new basket completed in time for the summer flying season.
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Looks like it was made out of a wood rasp.
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a 1/2 round bastard file.

Would see body shop guys make all sorts of spoons and slappers from old files and pieces of spring.
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It looks like it could have been made from a file but the metal does not have the same hardness. Any file I've owned would break before bending much. This metal is much more malleable.

I like the basket story.

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It looks like it could have been made from a file but the metal does not have the same hardness. Any file I've owned would break before bending much. This metal is much more malleable.
That's just due to the heat treatment given to files to make them hard. The first thing you do with a file is heat it to get the hardness down.

I said rasp because it looks like there *may* by some faint traces of the teeth.
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I think my dentist uses one of those..

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I think my proctologist uses one… maybe two of those!
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I think my proctologist uses one… maybe two of those!

Same doctor, right?
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Yes.

It's a straight tool with a hook on one end, and a wooden handle.











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Even a woodworker sometimes has a need to scratch his derrière without having to stop and drop trough...


Lot of sanding you know...

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