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Forum topic by Gixxerjoe04 posted 09-03-2015 12:20 PM 593 views 0 times favorited 7 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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09-03-2015 12:20 PM

I’ve got 3 hand crank drills, I guess that’s what they’re called. Would be interested in a hand plane or a nice chisel or two, of course not really sure what they’re worth but they’re just collecting dust so figued Id try to trade them.


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#1 posted 09-03-2015 01:14 PM

Hey Joe, they are called braces and provide a lot of fun when going through hard rock maple with a dull bit.

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#2 posted 09-03-2015 01:15 PM

AKA eggbeaters

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#3 posted 09-03-2015 01:46 PM


Hey Joe, they are called braces and provide a lot of fun when going through hard rock maple with a dull bit.

- Clarkie

AKA eggbeaters

- hairy

Right and right:) The first 2 are braces, the last one is an eggbeater. Braces are generally used with auger bits for boring larger holes and eggbeaters are good for small holes. Basically they’re used when you can’t get the work on a drill press and the hole’s either too big or too small to use a hand drill effectively.

I may be interested in a swap. I’ll look in my “waiting to be restored and tuned” box and see what I’ve got I might be willing to part with this evening and reply back.

-- Kenny, SW VA, Go Hokies!!!

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#4 posted 09-03-2015 01:48 PM

Learn something new every day, sounds good Kenny.

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#5 posted 09-04-2015 05:42 PM

Sorry, didn’t find anything to trade. If you don’t get any takers here, e-Bay may bring a little bit.

-- Kenny, SW VA, Go Hokies!!!

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#6 posted 09-04-2015 05:52 PM

Unless they are special, braces are pretty cheap and common.

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#7 posted 09-04-2015 10:04 PM

You’ll need to post better pictures and your location if you want anyone to trade. Even better if you can identify the manufacturer and model # of each. Braces came in various quality levels from homeowner (cheap) to professional.

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