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Refurbish 1909 Millers Falls Miter Box

01-04-2015 03:36 AM by bch | 6 comments »

A friend of mine was most kind and gifted me a 1909 Millers Falls Miter Box, Size 2 1/2, No. 74. It was in terrific shape excepting the rust that had developed over the last 100+ years, and a welded repair (which I’ve read online is quite common on these miter boxes). I decided to refurbish it to like-new condition and put it in service rather than keep it as a collectible. It started in this condition (sorry for the poor quality of this photo): You can see the extent of corrosion better here: Like so many of these, according to blogs I read online about these, this one has the very common break, and was welded back together. This doesn’t bother me as I ...

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