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Three Rusty Planes #1: two rusty chisels

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Blog entry by Makarov posted 07-06-2013 02:32 PM 1248 reads 0 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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two more garage sale finds, the first is what I believe to be a paring chisel, it looks like it has opened more paint cans than cut wood. it has what appears to be a horse logo on it. the handle on it when I bought it was a split piece of dowel with copper pipe holding it together.

The second I bought a year ago, it is I what I believe to be a timber framing chisel. it has a JS or a JG on it but is so rusty and faint I doubt that I will be able to get any kind of picture of it even if I remove the rust. I bought it to use it as a paperweight as I doubt that I will ever have a need to build a barn etc.

I will slowly acquire a good set of tools and the ability to use them.

any information on these would be great

Thanks for reading

Eric

-- "Complexity is easy; Simplicity is difficult." Georgy Shragin Designer of ppsh41 sub machine gun



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#1 posted 07-06-2013 04:30 PM

Cool Tools! I like antique finds that take a bit of detective work.

-- Improvise.... Adapt...... Overcome!

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#2 posted 02-08-2014 07:55 PM

Thoughs look really nice. Would love to see them finished up. I found an old timber framing chisel myself today. It has what i think is Robert Luke on it. Anyone ever seen that?

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