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Forum topic by lunn posted 630 days ago 521 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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lunn

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630 days ago

I can’t pass up a tool even if i don’t have a clue what it is. Four in all, one of them is stamped J. VARRALL all cap letters. One is a scrib like i’ve never seen has roman numerals. For $5 the’ll just collect dust in my shop. I’d love to share a photo of them but when i try i just get no where. Any help posting pict.

-- What started as a hobbie is now a full time JOB!


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Jerry

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#1 posted 630 days ago

A friend always said with respect to tools, “if the price is good enough, buy it now and figure out what it does later” :)

-- Jerry Nettrour, San Antonio, www.topqualitycabinets.net

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Fishinbo

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#2 posted 629 days ago

One can never have enough tools to store. One day, they will find a place in your shop.

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lunn

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#3 posted 629 days ago

for giggles and grins i did a search on the LDS geanology website for J. Varrall turned out only 1 person in the USA and he died in 1910 All others were in England before 1900. I think its for marking 45 d, made of walnut. and very old. 2 little ones i think are for 22 1/2 d

-- What started as a hobbie is now a full time JOB!

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sikrap

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#4 posted 629 days ago

Welcome to my world!! :)) I have a BUNCH of stuff out in the shop that I bought simply because I thought they looked cool. The latest was a pair of saw slages that I found at a garage sale. I have no idea how to use them and it took me quite a while (and a lot of help) just to find out what they are. As fro posting pics, there’s a tutorial around here somewhere. I think if you search for “posting pictures” in the search feature you should be able to find it. I’m looking forward to seeing these.

-- Dave, Colonie, NY

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