Friday, April 20, 2012

Set 553 Answers


For first time visitors I recommend this archive for some of my best posts.




I'm back to posting for the next four weeks only, just one item per post.




3241. Approximately 10" long, take a look at Neatorama for more guesses and a chance to win a T-shirt:

Larger image









Answer:

This tool is a Morris scissor bench plane, or plow plane, patent number 112,949 states that it was "designed to enable the bit to he run at any desired distance from the edge of aboard or panel."









To submit photos, send them to the address in my profile, please include dimensions, any text on the item, and where it was found.









Are you interested in Old Tools and Tool Collecting? Want to learn more about tools, and meet some great people who have the same interests? Please take a minute to check out the Mid-West Tool Collectors Web Site at this link: www.mwtca.org.


Sunday, March 11, 2012

Set 556

For first time visitors I recommend this archive for some of my best posts.




I'm back to posting for the next three weeks only, just one or two items per post. If you have an item that you are trying to identify, feel free to send some photos to the address on my profile page.




3242. 27" long, the lower part can be lifted out and moved downward to two other positions, and the upper part can also be adjusted:

Larger image



















Are you interested in Old Tools and Tool Collecting? Want to learn more about tools, and meet some great people who have the same interests? Please take a minute to check out the Mid-West Tool Collectors Web Site at this link: www.mwtca.org.