Mystery Tool Week 26

A hand held tool or device, see if you can guess what it is.
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Re: Mystery Tool Week 26

Postby Ridgerunner » Wed Mar 19, 2008 5:45 pm

An awl for stitching nad braiding leather strapping.
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Re: Mystery Tool Week 26

Postby zelph » Wed Mar 19, 2008 6:42 pm

Allen wrote:A horse is a horse, of course, of course, He'll give You the answer that You'll endorse, You've never
heard of a talking horse? Well, talk to Mister ED! People always yack and yack, and waste their time away,
but Mister Ed will never speak, unless He has something to say. A horse is a horse of course, of course,
You've never heard of a talking horse, Well, TALK TO MISTER ED !!! :)


Very well done!!!! and who was his sidekick?
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Re: Mystery Tool Week 26

Postby Allen » Wed Mar 19, 2008 7:50 pm

Wiiilllllbbbbbrrrrr

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Re: Mystery Tool Week 26

Postby Allen » Wed Mar 19, 2008 7:52 pm

It came out later that they used to shock that poor horse to get his lips to move like that :o :cry: :x

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Re: Mystery Tool Week 26

Postby zelph » Wed Mar 19, 2008 11:03 pm

Allen wrote:It came out later that they used to shock that poor horse to get his lips to move like that :o :cry: :x


Oh my word!!!!!!!!! Say it isn't so, how rude!!!!!!!!
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Re: Mystery Tool Week 26

Postby DarenN » Thu Mar 20, 2008 12:29 am

zelph wrote:
Allen wrote:It came out later that they used to shock that poor horse to get his lips to move like that :o :cry: :x


Oh my word!!!!!!!!! Say it isn't so, how rude!!!!!!!!


sorry Zelph; i heard the same thing.
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Re: Mystery Tool Week 26

Postby zelph » Thu Mar 20, 2008 12:20 pm

zelph wrote:Good luck on this one!!!!


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Answer: It is a 19th century timber scribe, used to identify the ownership of logs. It could be used to produce a range of different marks on timber.

Great Lakes Timber Scribe : http://www.resurvey.org/GLTS/

Modern Version: http://www.forestry-suppliers.com/produ ... sp?mi=4418

Tony put me in the direction of this unique tool, thanks Tony, it's a stumper :D
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Re: Mystery Tool Week 26

Postby Allen » Thu Mar 20, 2008 1:14 pm

I would use it to carve My girlfriend's name on trees and picknick tables :twisted:

Just kidding :)


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