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Forum topic by Charlie Logan posted 01-03-2010 11:16 PM 896 views 0 times favorited 8 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Charlie Logan

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01-03-2010 11:16 PM

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I have inherited a tool that I don’t know what it is or its use. I appreciate any and all help.Craftsman tool

-- Charlie, Tennessee


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papadan

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#1 posted 01-03-2010 11:18 PM

Don’t recognize it, but it is not a tool, it is part of one. Where did you get it?

-- Carpenter assembles with hands, Designer builds with brains, Artist creates with heart!

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#2 posted 01-03-2010 11:22 PM

Hey Charlie
I think this is a fence for a shaper or router .The wood part is the fence and the screw mechanism adjust the fence in and out. If you reduce the size of the photo we might be able to see it better.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#3 posted 01-03-2010 11:27 PM

It’s a board stretcher…

you can see that the last board it was stretching was stretched past it’s limit and parted down the middle. It is probably why it was taken out of service.

-- San Diego, CA

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#4 posted 01-03-2010 11:40 PM

Jim nailed it. it’s an old(er) shaper fence.

I did a quick google search and found this.

http://www.owwm.com/photoindex/detail.aspx?id=5488

-- It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it. Aristotle

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#5 posted 01-03-2010 11:48 PM

I didn’t even notice the wood under the piece. LOL But i was right. Jim got it and tony nailed it.

-- Carpenter assembles with hands, Designer builds with brains, Artist creates with heart!

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#6 posted 01-03-2010 11:49 PM

Score one Jim! Jim, right click on the image and pick “View image” and you’ll see the whole thing.

-- -Curt, Milwaukee, WI

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#7 posted 01-04-2010 12:21 AM

From the link from Tony that is what it is, and Jim surely hit the nail on the head. It dosen’t look like all of the parts are there according to the link Tony posted. I didn’t see him using it at any time and he didn’t have a shaper, so he must of used a router.
It belonged to my Dad till he passed in 1979. My step-mom didn’t want to part with any of his tools. So when she passed I got all of his woodworking tools. Thanks guys for the help

-- Charlie, Tennessee

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#8 posted 01-04-2010 12:24 AM

Charlie, if you want to, that fence would make a good one on a home made router table.

-- Carpenter assembles with hands, Designer builds with brains, Artist creates with heart!

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