Farm Collector Blogs > Mystery Farm Tools

Mystery Solved! September 2012 Mystery Tool Answers

September 2012 Mystery Tool A 

September 2012 Mystery Tool A 

Unidentified. One reader believes it to be an insulator for electric lines, especially for trolley systems. Photo submitted by Chris Jerue, Cheney, Wash. 

September 2012 Mystery Tool B 

September 2012 Mystery Tool B 

Disston D-17 handsaw used by framing carpenters as a crosscut and rip saw for fast, diagonal cuts. Photo submitted by William Olson, Rossevelt, Minn.

September 2012 Mystery Tool C

September 2012 Mystery Tool C 

Unidentified. Photo submitted by Dale Brock, London, Ky.

September 2012 Mystery Tool D

September 2012 Mystery Tool D 

Animal poke. Photo submitted by Steve Sylvester, Centuria, Wis. See patent 209,844 for a similar piece.