Home What's It Other National Meets Columbus, OH Spring 2014
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Below are the What's Its that were submitted at the Spring 2014 national tool meet in Columbus, Ohio.
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A metal rolling device for connecting cables, patent number 1,896,512
 
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563
No answer yet, looks like part of it could be home made, possibly some type of lid lifter
 
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A dental dam punch, patent number 216,992
 
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A device for sealing envelopes
 
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A bedstead fastener, patent number 111,528, the patent for the date stamped on it is number RE4432
 
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567
Replaceable jaws for snap ring pliers
 
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568
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569
A tool for use on disc brakes
 
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570
A spring compressor for a flintlock gun
 
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A capper/decapper reloading tool, patent number 161,682
 
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572
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A grain scoop with a scale, patent number 2,497,271
 
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574
A water closet flushing tool
 
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575
No answer yet
 
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576
A cotton sampler or cotton gimlet
 
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A door latch
 
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578
A shield for use when polishing buttons
 
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Possibly a bonsai grafting froe
 
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Possibly leather skiving tools
 
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584
A hose wire tying tool
 
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A sorghum cane stripper, patent number 61,940
 
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586
No answer yet
 
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587
Possibly a well pipe lifter
 
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588
A dowel cutter that is missing the blade
 
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589
A shoe maker's rand file
 
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590
Possibly a webbing stretcher
 
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591
Brushes for cleaning a gun
 
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592
No answer yet
 
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593
Possibly a gun burnishing tool
 
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A speculum for a horse, this example is missing a few parts, patent number 548,409
 
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A crimper for making bends in conduit, as seen in the example photo
 
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A hog ringer, patent number 226,915
 
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597
A fence post top
 
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598
Possibly a seam ripper
 
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599
A tool for harness repair
 
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600
Possibly a soldering tool
 
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A device for holding meat for a slicing machine, patent number 1,167,443
 
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A hog ringer, patent number 256,713
 
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A magnetic measuring gauge for measuring the thickness of a non-magnetic plating or coating, patent number 2,625,585
 
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604
No answer yet
 
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605
Possibly for roasting meat over a fire
 
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606
A wire strength tester
 
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607
A candle holder
 
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A device for testing lenses, patent number 337,333
 
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A steak tenderizer, patent number 613,572
 
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610
A trip mechanism for a hay sling
 
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611
A tire repair tool
 
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612
A leather trimmer
 
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613
A shoe makers adjustable sole plane, as seen in Salaman's Dictionary of Leather Working Tool
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614
Possibly a razor blade holder
 
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615
A leather belt punch, patent 743,335
 
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619
Possibly some type of pin or nail puller
 
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620
No answer yet
 
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621
A door handle ferrule inserter, patent number 2,229,571
 
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622
This is a Ford Products stud finder, to use it, hold it against a wall and thump the wall with your other hand. If the balls move then it’s not on a stud, if the balls remain motionless then it’s on a stud.
 
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A General Motors rear brake adjuster strut, as seen in this Mitchell service document
 
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625
Some type of pry bar
 
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626
A jar opener, the upper jaw should probably be flipped over so that the teeth are angled the same as the lower jaw.
 
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627
No answer yet
 
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628
Combination scissors and pliers
 
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629
Probably part of a clarinet
 
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630
A fireplug and hose wrench, patent number 421,443
 
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631
Possibly a wire stripper
 
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632
No answer yet
 
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633
Part of a carbon arc light
 
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634
A barley fork, patent number 97,187
 
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635
A self locking coupling or bearing, patent number 606,778
 
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636
Probably a camber and caster device for use on wheels, made by the Dorman Star Washer Company
 
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