Fine Tool Journal Here comes my RSS info https://finetooljournal.net/ 2020-07-05T12:54:43+01:00 FeedCreator 1.7.3 6904-368 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/7699/6904-368 6904-368 Lot of three adjustable handle drawknives. All based on Patrous's 1857 adjustment patent; most of these were manufactured by NOBLES MANUFACTURING but none of these are marked by Nobles, one is marked only "Patrous". All with 8" blades, wicked sharp, and work smoothly. Good+ (CVR343,345,346 ) 60 - 120 6904-367 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/7698/6904-367 6904-367 Lot of three folding handle drawknives. One based on Atkins' 1901 patent and made by G.I. MIX, one ear broken off locking wingnut but still works; and two based on Young's 1895 patent and made by A.J. WILKINSON. All with 8" blades, wicked sharp, and work smoothly. Good+ (CVR341,342,348) 60 - 120 6904-365 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/7696/6904-365 6904-365 Large T-auger. Unsigned but looks manufactured. 16" hickory handle, 18" bit that cuts a 3" hole. Good+ (HSS222) 50 - 100 6904-362 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/7693/6904-362 6904-362 Lot of two T-handle augers. Unmarked but clearly manufactured and probably patented; each has a bit held by a clamp secured by a wing nut. One has a 12-1/2" boxwood handle and 17" bit that cuts a 1-1/4" hole, the bit is marked by James Swan. The other has a similar mechanism but looks older, 16" hickory handle and 13-1/2" bit that cuts a 1" hole. Good+ & better (HSS246) 60 - 120 6904-359 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/7690/6904-359 6904-359 Set of carving tools. Unmarked but a complete original set of six tools with sliding lid wood box. Good (GRY031) 40 - 80 6904-358 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/7689/6904-358 *6904-358 C.I. MIX & CO. No. 1 Ex. drawknife. Fixed handles, 10" blade, wicked sharp. Good+ (GRY033) 15 - 30 6904-356 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/7687/6904-356 6904-356 GIFFORD-WOOD CO. No. 611 ice axe. 2-3/4" rounded edge with 3-1/2" long spike poll on other end, clearly marked. Gifford-Wood made a variety of ice-related tools. Metal has surface rust and some light pitting, good edge, 25" original handle a little loose with hanghole. Good+ (TBI534) 60 - 120 6904-355 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/7686/6904-355 6904-355 Lot of three drawknives. On by L & I.J. WHITE, 9"; one by H.D. SMITH with "perfect" handles, 10"; one by CHRISTOPHER WORDER, a blacksmith who worked in Rochester in the 1840s and was later associated with D.R. Barton. All nice and sharp with good solid handles. Good (TBI341) 90 - 150 6904-354 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/7685/6904-354 6904-354 PLUMB Boy Scout hatchet. Boy Scout engraving partly worn but legible, some minor pitting, handle original but a little loose. Good (JCI588) 30 - 60 6904-347 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/7678/6904-347 6904-347 Lot of two YANKEE spiral screwdrivers IOB. A No. 30A and a No. 35. Both have three original bits (the No. 30A bits in their original envelope), plus three extra bits. The box on the 30A has its bottom detached but present, and the No. 35 only has the lid and 50% label. Good (HSS237) 60 - 100 6904-345 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/7676/6904-345 6904-345 YANKEE No. 31A spiral ratchet screw driver IOB. Metal nice and shiny but finish on handle has some wear. Includes three original bits. Box fully intact with complete label. Good (HSS236) 40 - 80 6904-344 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/7675/6904-344 6904-344 YANKEE No. 130A spiral ratchet screw driver IOB. Metal nice and shiny but finish on handle has some wear. Includes three original bits. Box faded but intact with complete label. Good+ (HSS235) 40 - 80 6904-281 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/7612/6904-281 6904-281 R.F. COULSTON boxwood handled turnscrew. 4-3/4" long overall with 1-1/2" blade, marked "R.F. Coulston Walthamstowe" on blade, light wear but no damage. Uncommon maker. Good+ (CLY703) 60 - 120 6904-280 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/7611/6904-280 6904-280 Timber scribe/race knife. Unusually nice example, 7" long, walnut handle with brass collar, super clean. Fine (DLY154) 60 - 120 6904-279 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/7610/6904-279 6904-279 Set of three Japanese chisels in original packaging. Bevel edge bench chisels, 9, 15, and 24mm blades, 8-3/4" long with metal striking rings. We'd love to tell you who made them but markings are entirely in Japanese. Unopened in original plastic packaging. Fine (SCA636) 80 - 150 6904-278 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/7609/6904-278 6904-278 C.S. OSBORNE leather knife. Besides the slitting blade, it has a curved jaw with a spike on it. Turned rosewood handle, 9" overall, very well made. Fine (PLH804) 60 - 120 6904-276 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/7607/6904-276 6904-276 F.A. HOWARD Archimedean screwdriver. This is the model based on Jones' 1895 patent and marketed by Howard as Jones' Improved Reversible. The larger size (16 3/4" extended), mechanism a little stiff but works; one bit; wood and brass both very clean. Good+ (SCA1081) 50 - 100 6904-275 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/7606/6904-275 6904-275 Turnscrew. Unlike many of these that are made from files, this one appears manufactured and is beautifully made although unsigned. 24" blade on 7-1/4" turned handle, very clean. Fine (HSS250) 50 - 100 6904-274 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/7605/6904-274 6904-274 Framing chisel. Looks smith made, "Moss" is marked on it but looks like user, unusual long necked socket handle, 38" overall, hickory handle with turned ball. Good+ (HSS247) 50 - 100 6904-270 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/7601/6904-270 6904-270 Lot of five spoke pointers. All unmarked, four are based on E.C. STEARNS 1879 patent with fluted design on sides and adjustable stop, the other one is non-adjustable, all at least good. Good & better (CVR331) 60 - 120 6904-249 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/7580/6904-249 6904-249 H. SAUERBIER leather draw gauge. Brass and rosewood, very attractive. Some light pitting on bar, missing a cutter. Henry Sauerbier was a maker of edged tools in Newark in the 1850s-70s, first draw gauge by him we've seen. Fine (HSS270) 50 - 100 6904-246 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/7577/6904-246 6904-246 Lot of two C.S. OSBOURNE leather draw gauges. One with brass frame and rosewood handle, missing its slide bar, the other with steel frame and ebony handle, needs a cutter. Good- & better (TBI370) 60 - 120 6904-181 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/7512/6904-181 6904-181 Axe head. Smith made, no markings, 8" blade, ground both sides. Mild surface rust, blade has been sharpened. Good+ (PLH569) 50 - 100 6904-180 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/7511/6904-180 *6904-180 Open scorp. Unsigned but looks manufactured, good 5" blade, black painted handles. Good+ (JSM038) 20 - 40 6904-178 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/7509/6904-178 6904-178 L.L. BEAN camping axe. 3-1/2" blade, marked "L.L. BEAN FREEPORT" with the "EAN" missing, 23" solid original handle, leather sheath. Fine (JCI587) 50 - 100