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April 2011 Mystery Tool A

| 3/4/2011 2:27:27 PM

Do you recognize this tool? It is a 36-inch wooden box built with square nails. It has a brass crosshead and cylinder. The wooden pulley at center measures 2-1/2 inches in diameter and 3-1/2 inches wide with metal shoulders on each side.

April 2011 Mystery Tool A 

April 2011 Mystery Tool A 

If you recognize this tool leave a comment below.

Check back here May 17 for the correct answer, or find it in the June 2011 issue of Farm Collector.

Have a tool you want to submit? E-mail 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.

Gary Drentlaw
3/20/2011 1:33:45 PM

For the April Mystery Tools: A) antique hand operated engine to power lathes, churns, grinder. B) antique carpet stretcher, C)chute to be attached to a corn shredder to divert corn into pulled behind wagon. D) X7 Large socket wrench.

jim bolt
3/12/2011 7:33:13 PM

the answer to your april mystery tools,item C: scoop board to be put on back of triple box high wagon to stand on for sholving grain off into grainnyer or corn into crib. jim bilt, corsica sd.


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