What’s Its From the December 2018 Issue
173-1 A Disston Saw Set Raker Gauge
173-2 A Corn husk shredder, the shredded husks were then used to fill mattresses
173-3 No answer yet
173-4 Possibly an old lock picking set
What’s Its from the September 2018 Issue
172-1 A Disston Cutter Grinder, according to a 1914 Disston catalog,
it is “for holding the gummer cutter in position during process of sharpening.”
A gummer is a tool for enlarging and deepening the spaces between the teeth of a worn saw.
172-2 20MM M25 Machine Gun Ammo Linker Delinker Tool
172-3 No answer yet
172-4 A flat belt tightener, for stretching wide flat belts in order to connect the ends together.
What’s Its from the June 2018 Issue
171-1 A key for a watchman’s clock, patent number 1,188,349:
171-2 A wire winding tool for making springs, patent number 861,283.
171-3 A tool for refacing small engine valves
171-4 This was part of a duplex clamp
What’s Its from the March 2018 Issue
Fig 170-1 A mainspring winder, patent number 443,881: Patent
Fig. 170-2 A stonemason’s smoothing plane
Fig. 170-3 A vintage bone saw for medical use:
Fig. 170-4 A slaughtermans pole axe for use on live stock: