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Old 11-22-2016, 09:08 PM   #1
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Let's see how long it takes for someone to properly identify this tool:







It's about the size of a pack of coffin nails. I know what it is.... let's see if anyone else does.
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Old 11-22-2016, 09:22 PM   #2
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Boy, this is a tough one.

Looking at the pins on the side, I would have to say it has something to do with winding or bending wires.

Is it possible that this was used when Knob and Tube was the install of the day?

That's all I got for now...who's next.

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Old 11-22-2016, 09:27 PM   #3
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Sharpening something, or taking the sharp edge off something??
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Old 11-22-2016, 09:57 PM   #4
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Those pins scribe something
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Old 11-22-2016, 10:13 PM   #5
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Some kind of tool for handling leather goods?
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Thats a thin kerf along the wood. Metal? Paper?
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Old 11-22-2016, 11:51 PM   #7
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Has something to do with precious metals and jewelery manufacturing.

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Old 11-23-2016, 04:13 AM   #8
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If memory serves me correctly, that is either a doohickey or whatchamacallit...
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Old 11-23-2016, 04:34 AM   #9
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Fire starter.
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Sharpening tool.
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...that is either a doohickey or whatchamacallit...
I thought I had one of those, can't remember if it was an odd or end. But I'm sure it was in that drawer.
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aedion
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Okay...what the hell is it?

It's driving me nuts.
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Is it a holder for a card scraper ?
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Ask your pop if you don't know
Looks like left over garage sale stuff
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Primitive love handles.
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I don't think thats a tool. Just a part. We need more parts too know what it goes to.
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Old 11-23-2016, 08:05 PM   #18
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I think we all give up. I thought some type of honer/sharpener.

Ken, do YOU know what it is?
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I don't think thats a tool. Just a part. We need more parts too know what it goes to.
That's all there is. There is nothing else.

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......Ken, do YOU know what it is?

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.............. I know what it is.... .........
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That's all there is. There is nothing else.
Maybe a well thought out hint?

I can only come up with something to take the burs off rough metal. I have a feeling it has something to do with doors in a commercial application.

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