Monday, June 15, 2009

1645. A Cinelarger, used to create single frame enlargements from home movies:

1646. A trucker's tire checker, tires are struck with this tool and from the sound and feel they can tell if the tires are properly inflated.

1647. A shingler's hammer, patent number 386,608:

The blade on the end was intended to be used as a hatchet and for scoring:

1648. Blacksmith's tongs for holding large workpieces that are being forged under a steam drop hammer:

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1649. Haven't yet found an answer for this piece of hardware:

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1650. A Boker Plus Cop Tool, can be used as a scraper, seat belt cutter, knife, and glass breaker:

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Last week's set is seen below, click here to view the entire post.

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