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Forum topic by dean2336 posted 08-01-2013 07:12 PM 852 views 0 times favorited 5 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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dean2336

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08-01-2013 07:12 PM

a friend found this in a box of old stanley tools.

-- dean2336,nebr.


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chrisstef

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#1 posted 08-01-2013 07:30 PM

Its a clapboard siding gauge.

http://www.worthpoint.com/worthopedia/pat-jan-31-88-stanley-89-clapboard-siding

My search-fu is strong. I had no idea until I googled the patent date.

-- "there aren’t many hand tools as awe-inspiring as the #8 jointer. I mean, it just reeks of cast iron heft and hubris" - Smitty

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Porchfish

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#2 posted 08-01-2013 08:13 PM

Yea it’s what he sez, umhum ! and it’s a nice one too !

-- If it smells good, eat it ! The pig caught under the fence is the one doing all thesquealing

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Surfside

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#3 posted 08-01-2013 09:21 PM

Siding gauge it is! Nice old tool!

-- "someone has to be wounded for others to be saved, someone has to sacrifice for others to feel happiness, someone has to die so others could live"

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TobyC

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#4 posted 08-01-2013 09:45 PM

Whenever a tool has a patent date on it, just look it up.

Patent

-- Cigarettes and squirrels are completely harmless until you put one in your mouth and light it up.

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TobyC

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#5 posted 08-01-2013 09:47 PM

And

-- Cigarettes and squirrels are completely harmless until you put one in your mouth and light it up.

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