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Project by shinju posted 08-05-2009 06:23 PM 2020 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

hey guy’s well there seems to be a lot of sharpe guy’s out here,so i have some old tools to see if you can tell me what they are, just for some fun but all is not what it seems,thank’s shinju

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#1 posted 08-05-2009 06:32 PM

could be a tool used in the printing trades.

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#2 posted 08-05-2009 06:44 PM

Its a square used to determine run and rise of stair treads.

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#3 posted 08-05-2009 06:58 PM

a quarter & square?

-- If you can't fix it with a hammer, you've got an electrical problem!

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#4 posted 08-05-2009 07:02 PM

I think it’s a quarter. Used to make arcs or complete circles. Expert craftsmen can use them for screwdrivers in an emergency. Full sets sell for about $10 and come in a handsome roll.

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#5 posted 08-05-2009 07:08 PM

Is it a square designed for 1/12th models?


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#6 posted 08-05-2009 07:16 PM

A measuring tool for sewing…

-- Never board, always knotty, lots of growth rings

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#7 posted 08-05-2009 07:43 PM

How about a tenon square, for timber construction?

-- Mike in Concord, NH---Unpleasant tasks are simply worthy challenges to improve skills.

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#8 posted 08-05-2009 08:49 PM

looks like kindlingmaker got it right,it’s a lufkin tailors and dress makers square,shinju

-- enjoy, be well and enjoy life with all around you

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