March 2012 Mystery Tool B

Reader Contribution by Farm Collector
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Do you recognize this tool?

The tool stands about hip-high on a wood pole. The crank turns a shaft that seems to have four rough edges. A round hole runs perpendicular to the wool pole along the bottom with a screw to clamp a shaft of some sort. The entire metal mechanism moves up and down on that spring but doesn’t lock in place. There are no markings.

If you recognize this tool, leave a comment in the comment section below.

Check back here April 17 for the correct answer, or find it in the May issue of Farm Collector.

Have a tool you want to submit? Email us at with at least one photo taken in a well-lit area against a plain background. Include dimensions and any markings on the piece.

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