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Mystery Solved! March 2012 Mystery Tool Answers

March 2012 Mystery Tool A 

March 2012 Mystery Tool A 

Tinner's tongs used in bending the ends of eaves/troughs (gutters). See patent no. 597,649. Photo submitted by Virgil Cassill, Drakesville, Iowa.

March 2012 Mystery Tool B 

March 2012 Mystery Tool B 

No positive identification. Photo submitted by Richard Stout, Washington, Iowa. 

March 2012 Mystery Tool C 

March 2012 Mystery Tool C 

Part of a shoe stretcher. See patent no. 1,761,012. Photo submitted by Mark Stead, Platteville, Wis.

March 2012 Mystery Tool D

March 2012 Mystery Tool D 

No positive identification. Could be a scraper used on a round stock of some kind. Photo submitted by Ken Hunter, Allerton, Ill.