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Forum topic by Bullet posted 09-01-2013 03:51 PM 818 views 0 times favorited 5 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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09-01-2013 03:51 PM

I found this in a box of tools that my uncle gave me. It’s pretty awesome. Any idea of how old it could be and what it’s main use might have been? I’m thinking…maybe carving wood. Big wood. It’s 18” long and the cutting edge is 2.5” across. It weighs just a shade under five lbs.

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#1 posted 09-01-2013 03:56 PM

It’s just a big gouge for removing serious amounts of wood; probably in large timber or log construction.

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#2 posted 09-01-2013 07:57 PM

I was thinking it looks like it works along side a slick to build log buildings.

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#3 posted 09-01-2013 08:33 PM

Ya know, the first 3 pictures dont REALLY show a good size perspective. Then I scroll to that 4th pic…. HOLY CRAP ON A CRACKER! That thing is Massive!

And yeah, I’m thinking like MrRon… looks like it would be useful for notching and fitting logs together in a log home

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#4 posted 09-01-2013 11:10 PM

on second thoughts, I can’t really see how you’d use it on a log buildling

but ship building?? I recon there are zillions of uses for that in ship building.

perhaps?

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#5 posted 09-01-2013 11:25 PM

That is cool!

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