Mystery Solved: July 2015 Mystery Tool Answers


| 9/4/2015 8:26:00 AM


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July 2015 Mystery Tool A

July 2015 Mystery Tool A

Unidentified. Some readers have suggested this is a fishhook remover, but at 13 inches long, the piece seems oversized for such a task. Photo submitted by Doug Olson, Darlington, Wisconsin.

 

July 2015 Mystery Tool B

July 2015 Mystery Tool B

Cookie dough dropper. Identified by Harry Jones, Brookings, South Dakota; Carol Erb, Sidney, Illinois; Lorena Bowers, Harrisburg, Oregon; Charlotte Spurgeon, Cuba, Missouri; Veryle “Short” Parker, Yolo, California; Linwood Windsor, Onancock, Virginia; Doc and Sharon Harker, Kewanee, Illinois; Lavone Rosencrans, Independence, Iowa; Gilda Smith, Iowa Falls, Iowa; Jeffery W. Loope, Manlius, New York; Esther Doerksen, Burrton, Kansas; and Randy Winland, Prospect, Ohio. “It looks exactly like an item that we sold in the housewares department of our hardware store many years ago,” Harry says. “It is used to pick up portions of cookie dough and slide them off onto a cookie sheet for baking.” Photos of this item submitted by Virgil Nelson, Grand Rapids, Minnesota, and Kneale Alpers, Muskegon, Michigan.