Fine Tool Journal Here comes my RSS info https://finetooljournal.net/ 2020-07-05T13:17:24+01:00 FeedCreator 1.7.3 6904-366 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/7697/6904-366 6904-366 Barrel smoothing plane. Okay, that's a guess. Unmarked, but definitely manufactured and probably patented, it has rollers at the toe and heel and a rotating adjustable bed to hold the cutter, but the cutter is missing. Clearly designed for curved outer surfaces. Good (PLH806) 50 - 100 6904-282 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/7613/6904-282 6904-282 Combination tool. Pliers, nail puller, cutout wrench, plus a number of kitchen tools including bottle openers and corkscrew. Marked only "Pat. 09." Japanned cast iron, japanning 99%, 7" long. Good+ (PLH798) 60 - 120 6904-277 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/7608/6904-277 6904-277 Set of JAS. HOWARTH draw pins. Used to draw mortise and tenon joints together before inserting a permanent wood peg, 16-1/2" overall with boxwood handles, 1/4" at tip, one is a little shorter and tip may have broken off. User name on both handles. Good+ (CLY468) 60 - 120 6904-272 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/7603/6904-272 6904-272 Blacksmith's hardy stake. Designed to fit into the hardy hole of an anvil for finer work, 4" long with a half-round groove on the side. Good (PLH803) 50 - 100 6904-239 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/7570/6904-239 6904-239 Spoke pointer. Built into a wooden cylinder, 4" long and 3-3/4" in diameter, that has a bit tang screwed to it so it can be chucked in a brace. Probably user made and unusual. Good+ (TBI335) 40 - 80 6904-236 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/7567/6904-236 *6904-236 STANLEY No. 880 child's tool chest. Black painted pine, good interior decal, includes a handful of tools that aren't original but we're throwing them in. Good (GRY042) 30 - 60 6904-234 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/7565/6904-234 *6904-234 H.A. ZECH cigar box hammer. Based on John Sommer's 12/7/97 design patent, marked by Zech on one side with the patent date and marked "Home Cigar" on the other. Nickel 99%. Good+ (TBI409) 20 - 40 6904-231 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/7562/6904-231 6904-231 Lot of two sticking tommies. Used by miners and stuck into the shoring timbers of the mine to hold a candle. Both unsigned, one forged with a spring candle holder, the other made of a continuous piece of wire that is wound to form the candle holder. Both 11" long with modest surface rust but no damage. Good (TBI401) 60 - 120 6904-230 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/7561/6904-230 6904-230 HORLICKS Archimedean stirrer. Wire framed, 9-1/2" long. Horlicks was a maker of a malted milk powder founded in Chicago in 1873; this gizmo was presumably marketed to advertise the drink, but you could use it to stir anything. Good+ (TBI420) 30 - 60 6904-229 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/7560/6904-229 6904-229 Lot of two small vises. Both unsigned. One is a clamp on bench vise with 1-3/16" wide jaws. The other is a hand-held vise marked "Pat. Applied For", 1" jaws, handle 3-1/2" long. Good+ (TBI351) 60 - 120 6904-228 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/7559/6904-228 6904-228 WOLDERT "Squirrel" nut cracker. Patented 12/29/1925 and sold by the Alex Woldert Co. of Tyler, TX, and Chicago. Clamps on the table and you then slide the head against the nut and use the lever to crack it. Nickel plating about 50% but works smoothly. Each of the three parts has a "200" assembly number. Good+ (TBI1056) 50 - 100 6904-226 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/7557/6904-226 6904-226 ENTERPRISE No. 36 raisin seeder. Covered by three patents, the most recent 10/5/1897, clamps to table, 14" long, finish mostly missing but works smoothly, an usual kitchen tool. Good (TBI421) 50 - 100 6904-225 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/7556/6904-225 *6904-225 LF&C food grinder. Complete with four separate attachments, one for nut butter and one for producing crumbs, nickel plating nearly intact. Good+ (TBI426) 30 - 60 6904-224 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/7555/6904-224 6904-224 Lot of two JOHN S. FRAY tool handles. One 8", good rosewood handle, surface rust on nickel parts, single tool. And one 6", boxwood, with seven tools. Good (PLH875) 30 - 60 6904-219 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/7550/6904-219 *6904-219 Lot of C clamps. Four total, 2" and 3" throats, cast iron, one marked "Made in USA" but otherwise unmarked, decorative thumb screws. Good (GRY037) 15 - 30 6904-179 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/7510/6904-179 6904-179 Leather gasket cutter. Unmarked but looks manufactured. 12" wide, two wooden handles, two sliding slitting blades. Good+ (HSS250) 60 - 120 6904-173 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/7504/6904-173 *6904-173 Roller type metal seamer. Unmarked, 3-1/2" diameter wheel, 3" handle. Good (GRY041) 15 - 30 6904-172 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/7503/6904-172 *6904-172 Sailor's fid. Used for working with ropes, knots, etc. Unsigned but looks manufactured, beech handle with cast iron point, a few spots of paint. Good+ (CVR339) 30 - 60 6904-171 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/7502/6904-171 *6904-171 Hat stretcher. Wooden two-part frame, 7" across, two parts with internal cast iron screw to expand the frame. Good (GRY039) 30 - 60 6904-168 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/7499/6904-168 *6904-168 Nail cup. Cast iron, eight compartments, 9" across. Unmarked. There's a hole in the middle which probably fit over a stand but it's long gone. Good (GRY035) 30 - 60 6904-167 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/7498/6904-167 6904-167 Lot of two cooper's tools. Hoop splitter, used to split saplings to maker barrel hoops, solid cast iron, 12" long, very heavy. And a hoop driver with cast iron head, 11" long, handle a little loose. Good (TBI378) 60 - 120 6904-166 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/7497/6904-166 6904-166 Patented "Easy" sign making kit. Consists of a full set of letter, number, and special character stamps, along with the spacing bar that was the subject of the 1894 patent, and two inking pads, all contained in the original 26" by 9" wooden box with good label with usage instructions in the lid. Good+ (HSS232) 50 - 100 6904-155 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/7486/6904-155 6904-155 GILSON Midget circular slide rule. Aluminum, 3-7/8" diameter, in its original leather case. The Gilson Co., of Niles, MI, was formed in 1915, this rule represents Type III of its popular "Midget" model and was manufactured between 1922, when the patent was issued, and 1927, when the company moved to Florida. Immaculate condition. A copy of an article from the journal of the Oughtred Society on the history of Gilson is included. Fine (TBI400) 100 - 200 6904-137 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/7468/6904-137 6904-137 KEEN KUTTER jointer fence. With eccentric gears for clamping onto the plane cheek. Nickel mostly gone and surface rust, but complete and working. Good (CVR439) 50 - 100 6904-091 2020-05-27T00:00:00+01:00 2020-05-27T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/7422/6904-091 6904-091 LANDERS, FRARY CLARK universal bread maker. Clips over a bucket filled with dough and you turn the crank to knead the dough. It was originally sold with a bucket, missing here, but it has an adjustable clip that will fit other buckets. Marked with 10 separate patent dates. Overall surface corrosion but works smoothly. From the collection of Cecil Holmes. Good (CHS146) 50 - 100