Thursday, April 2, 2009

1579. These are probably woodturner's tools for cutting tenons, they were found with a number of other turning tools.

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1580. A flooring saw, the curve in the blade allows it to cut into the floor without drilling a hole first.

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1581. This is possibly a dauber for applying ink to a printing press:

1582. A spoke dog, used to pull a spoke into position when making wheels:

1583. Not sure about this tool, it appears to be for clamping a rope or maybe for holding a small wood workpiece, no luck yet identifying its exact purpose.

1584. A corn sheller, used to remove the kernels from the cob, patent number 605,934:

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