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Jim Jakosh

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04-03-2013 11:44 PM

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I picked up this corner brace and bit hand drill today at a garage sale. It is in real good shape but I cannot read the manufacturer’s name. It has a No 80 stamped in one of the rods that is real clear.
Does anyone know who made this tool and have any idea of mfg. date or the value of it??

Thanks, Jim

You have to right mouse on it and hit View Image to see it all. It is sitting on a a piece of male pistachio wood in case any one should ask.

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#1 posted 04-03-2013 11:48 PM

Nice brace, but, looks like a nice wood wheel it’s sittin on.

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#2 posted 04-03-2013 11:55 PM

Can’t help on the drill Jim but sure like that log.

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#3 posted 04-04-2013 12:31 AM

Me too… not a clue about the drill…

But, that log… sure looks nice… is it Walnut?

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#4 posted 04-04-2013 01:19 AM

I’ve only seen wood like that once before and only in a picture. The guy that took the picture said it was male pistachio.

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#5 posted 04-04-2013 01:26 AM

Hi Nomercadies, that sure is the male pistachio. The female is pink wood. I have a little of that too. I did a blog from Arizona on where to get it there in Casa Grande. I’ll be visiting that saw mill for sure next year. He sells round pieces like that about 4” thick for table tops. I plan to make one next year. That piece was from his scrap pile. It is only 1/2” thick….................Jim

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#6 posted 04-04-2013 01:30 AM

neat.

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#7 posted 04-04-2013 01:32 AM

Fray made a #80 corner brace. Stanley bought Fray so it could be either one.

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#8 posted 04-04-2013 01:38 AM

Also, I’m thinking the corner brace might be a John Fray with a missing hubcap. Here is a picture of a #100.
http://www.ebay.com/itm/Antique-Vintage-John-Fray-Co-100-Corner-Bit-Brace-/251167455993?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item3a7abf3af9

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#9 posted 04-04-2013 01:47 AM

Here is a poor one sans hubcap.

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