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Forum topic by dean2336 posted 260 days ago 617 views 0 times favorited 5 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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dean2336

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260 days ago

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

-- dean2336,nebr.


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chrisstef

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#1 posted 260 days ago

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 260 days ago

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 260 days ago

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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#4 posted 260 days ago

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

Patent

-- Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it's time to pause and reflect. ~ Mark Twain

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#5 posted 260 days ago

And

-- Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it's time to pause and reflect. ~ Mark Twain

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