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Forum topic by 12strings posted 496 days ago 563 views 0 times favorited 6 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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12strings

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496 days ago

Topic tags/keywords: hand drill

Does anyone know what kind of hand drill this is. I picked it up at an antique shop because it spins really freely, even after I stop spinning it. THere are no markings on it whasoever, solid wheel painted red, and a steel hexagon handle. (side small handle is wood).

Any Ideas?

-- I'm strictly hand-tool only...unless the power tool is faster and easier!


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#1 posted 496 days ago

Dont know the manufacturer, but the first thing I wonder is if it originally had a wood handle that has been replaced?

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#2 posted 496 days ago

Kinda looks like a Millers Falls I’ve got at home, think Joe’s right that handle dosen’t match..

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12strings

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#3 posted 496 days ago

It was advertised as a Millers Falls…but had no markings to verify that…for $10, as good as it worked, I wasn’t too worried about the maker, just curious. 0

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12strings

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#4 posted 424 days ago

Bumping this up to ask another question, based on this picture…any idea how this handle is attached, or how I could remove it for replacement with wood?

-- I'm strictly hand-tool only...unless the power tool is faster and easier!

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#5 posted 424 days ago

How about making several shallow cuts using a Dremel and a carbide cutting wheel?

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#6 posted 423 days ago

it may be threaded on…...

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