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781 days ago

Can anyone tell me what this tool is used for?

Stickman Cliff

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#1 posted 781 days ago

OOP’s I meant for you to send your responses to me at StickmanCliff@gmail.com or call me at 320-293-9364.

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#2 posted 781 days ago

It’s a antique carpet stretcher.

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#3 posted 781 days ago

It looks like it may have been used during the Spanish Inquisition…

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#4 posted 781 days ago

If your dentist has one of these in his office….beware….

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#5 posted 780 days ago

Circumcision tool lol

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#6 posted 780 days ago

Well Jim … I think your’s is the only realistic response or it that just a guess?

The rest of you keep’em coming …. I like your creativity!

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#7 posted 780 days ago

Could we have larger photos?

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#8 posted 780 days ago

My guess is a wick trimmer for candles that are in high places

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#9 posted 778 days ago

It’s used to extend a collection basket to reach the parishoner.

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#10 posted 778 days ago

some larger pics and of different angles would be good.

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#11 posted 777 days ago

I made the pictures bigger but all I can come up with is that it is like a long set of tongs that when opened it will eject what it has picked up. The little “skid” on the bottom of the working end would indicate that whatever this picks up or places and ejects is at that spacific hight. The way it is designed indicates that it is used horazontlally not vertically or more or less like reaching down towards the floor in front of you. Could it be used for some lawn fete game? Placing a card on some sort of ledge?
MIKE

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#12 posted 777 days ago

Wick trimmer for those highly placed candles ?

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#13 posted 777 days ago

What church? I won’t go there.
Bill

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#14 posted 777 days ago

I’ve sent several workers to the hardware store over the years to get building stretchers. Maybe somebody finally found one. ;-|

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#15 posted 777 days ago

I’m voting with MrRon about extending the collection plate. I vaguely remember seeing something similar when I was a child going to my grandparents church.

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