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BlasterStumps    Posted 03-05-2018 at 13:32:19 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [Email]  
  • Help me ID a tool
  • Saw these in an antique store. They are long like a file, shaped somewhat like a file except the tips were blunted off at an angle like a chisel. Although much the shape of a tapered file, they do not ave any teeth. They are somewhat sharp all along both edges because they were ground with a slight domed center. IOWs they are like a half round file in shape as well. No teeth, ground to a sharp edge along both sides, about 12 to 14" long with tapered tangs just like files. No handles on them. One other thing, they are made with a gradual curve for the last half of their length like some kind of carving tool. If you have seen these tools before and happen to know something about them, I would sure like to read about it.

    Thanks in advance,

    Bruce Dorsi    Posted 03-05-2018 at 21:01:23 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [No Email]  
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  • Possibly scrapers for babbit bearings???

    BlasterStumps    Posted 03-05-2018 at 23:00:34 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [Email]  
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  • BINGO! I would never had guessed. I had not ever seen them before. Thanks Bruce

    steveVa    Posted 03-09-2018 at 13:15:32 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [No Email]  
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  • Watched some YouTube of Babbitt bearing pours, very interesting.

    steveVa    Posted 03-05-2018 at 18:12:51 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [No Email]  
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  • Pictures, need pictures.
    Sound like wood turning tools. Google skew chisel... Wood turning and bowl turning tools.

    BlasterStumps    Posted 03-05-2018 at 18:58:08 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [Email]  
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  • Not woodworking chisel, but maybe something for scraping leather. I am into woodworking but haven't seen these things before, whatever they are. Sorry did not take a picture of them. Wished I had. They were in a junk store about 60 miles away.

    steveVa    Posted 03-05-2018 at 18:20:02 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [No Email]  
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    BlasterStumps    Posted 03-05-2018 at 23:01:53 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [Email]  
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  • Thanks Steve. Looks like Bruce Dorsi nailed.

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