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Forum topic by PASs posted 01-13-2014 12:54 AM 777 views 0 times favorited 11 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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PASs

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01-13-2014 12:54 AM

Topic tags/keywords: tool jig question resource unknown humor

Ok, sometimes I buy stuff for the wrong reason….It’s a quarter…It’s an estate sale…it’s in a bucket of other stuff that’s dirt cheap (so, that’s a right reason.)
This was in the last category, all I could load into a bucket for $1.00.
I can tell you that one end has “Speed Corp, Portland Or” and the other has the numbers from 1-9 around both sides of a pivot type something.

Any ideas…I don’t know…and this is probably just part of something else.

-- Pete, "It isn't broken, you just aren't using it right."


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Joe Lyddon

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#1 posted 01-13-2014 02:14 AM

Nope… no thoughts here… :)

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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#2 posted 01-13-2014 02:20 AM

I think it was part of an old vending machine. The ones that put out boiling hot coffee that resembled hot patch asphalt. Its pretty rare from what ive heard. Most of them rotted out because they the speed at which the machine could put out consistently hot coffee.

-- Something, something, something.

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#3 posted 01-13-2014 02:30 AM

I think this company was known for making hand saw filing guides.

-- Nicky

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#4 posted 01-13-2014 02:36 AM

Being from Oregon must be for some sort of saw thingy, I’m with Nicky.

So that’s my guess, Saw Thingy Whirly Gig.

-- Bill - "Freedom flies in your heart like an Eagle" Audie Murphy

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PASs

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#5 posted 01-13-2014 04:06 AM

Nicky,
I agree it may be some type of saw sharpening jig.
Now I have to figure out if it’s all there, what type of saw/blade it’s for, and how to use it.

-- Pete, "It isn't broken, you just aren't using it right."

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#6 posted 01-13-2014 04:09 AM

me too. Saw sharpening jig. Does anyone do their own these days?

Eric

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#7 posted 01-13-2014 04:14 AM

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#8 posted 01-13-2014 01:51 PM

That is definitely a thing-a-ma-giggy. A nice one at that…

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#9 posted 01-13-2014 01:58 PM

It looks like a file guide for a circular blade, the cone could fit into different size bores and the hardware at the opposite end could be moved in and out based on the radius of the blade. Exactly how this works, I’m not sure, but that’s my best guess.

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PASs

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#10 posted 01-13-2014 03:23 PM

Bigblock,
I agree as well.
Gonna play around with it today to see how it looks with a circular blade in the cone.
Will post pictures.

-- Pete, "It isn't broken, you just aren't using it right."

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Joe Lyddon

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#11 posted 01-13-2014 06:29 PM

Looks like it STILL could be put to good use… if all of it was there… :)

COOL TOOL…

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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