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Mystery Solved! December 2012 Mystery Tool Answers

December 2012 Mystery Tool A

December 2012 Mystery Tool A 

No positive identification. Photo submitted by Virgil Cassill, Drakesville, Iowa.

December 2012 Mystery Tool B

December 2012 Mystery Tool B 

Tool used to move large fish around in a fish market or processing plant, or cargo hooks. Photo submitted by David Matteri, Rohnert Park, Calif.

December 2012 Mystery Tool C

December 2012 Mystery Tool C 

No positive identification. Photo submitted by Jim Moffet, Modesto, Ill.

December 2012 Mystery Tool D

December 2012 Mystery Tool D 

Pressing device for push-nipple radiators. Photo submitted by Dave DeVenders, Amsterdam, N.Y. See patent 942,410 for a similar piece.

December 2012 Mystery Tool E

December 2012 Mystery Tool E 

Rounding plane (or witchet), used to make round objects (like tool handles, for instance). Photo submitted by Fred Thompson, Ettrick, Wis.