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Mystery Solved: October 2015 Mystery Tool Answers


| 12/4/2015 12:30:00 PM


October 2015 Mystery Tool A

October 2015 Mystery Tool A

Fencing tool, possibly designed to be compact enough to be carried in a saddlebag. Small crank may have been used as a hammer and staple puller. Identified by Robert Scholz, Elmo, Missouri; and Dick Kates, Oakland, Iowa. Photo submitted by Steve Sylvester, Centuria, Wisconsin.

 

October 2015 Mystery Tool B

October 2015 Mystery Tool B

Stanley No. 59 doweling jig, used when boring dowel holes in the edge, end or surface of work. Identified by Jerry Estes; Ernest Launer, Virginia, Illinois; Brian Wolf, Canandaigua, New York; Jerry Hildebrandt, Faribault, Minnesota; Al Jeske, Browerville, Minnesota; Jerry Friesner, Cullowhee, North Carolina; Virgil Pilcher, Waseca, Minnesota; Craig Watters, Columbia City, Indiana; Jerry Deal, Wheelock, Texas; and Dick Kates. “The jig is an important tool for woodworkers,” Jerry Hildebrandt says. “It allows the woodworker to bore dowel holes in the edge, end or surface of wood. It is used for miter and corner joints as well as assembling multiple pieces of wood to create a larger piece. The jig is clamped to the woodwork in the correct position and the bit will be guided straight and at the right angles each time.” Photo submitted by Marvin Knoop, Shell Lake, Wisconsin.



October 2015 Mystery Tool B



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