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Tyler Hicken

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11-13-2013 06:14 PM

Topic tags/keywords: hand tools

I bought a few tools from a classifieds ad yesterday from a nice guy who was selling his dad’s old tools. I got a few saws, braces, bits, and chisels. He asked me what this was, and I know I should know what it is, but I could not for the life of me remember.

-- Tyler Hicken - Herriman, Utah

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#1 posted 11-13-2013 06:17 PM

Looks like a scratch stock

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#2 posted 11-13-2013 06:25 PM

+1 on scratch stock “holder or tool”.

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#3 posted 11-13-2013 06:41 PM

I agree.

-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill

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#4 posted 11-14-2013 12:27 AM

+scratch stock

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#5 posted 11-14-2013 01:39 AM

Did anybody say scratch stock yet? :)

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#6 posted 11-14-2013 02:40 AM

So,... what is a scratch stock?

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#7 posted 11-14-2013 03:11 AM

It’s a tool that is a combination scraper/moulding plane. You clamp a profile blade in the tool and then scrape the proflie into your wood, typically near the edge. With the long ones you can put more than one cutter in and do things like flutes or multi beading.

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#8 posted 11-14-2013 03:25 AM

Huh, looks neat. Stamp a Veritas logo on it and you could pass it off for a $100 piece.

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#9 posted 11-14-2013 03:33 AM

what them other fellas said

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