April 2013 Mystery Tool A
Weeding and pruning instrument, designed to cut when swung in either direction. Photo submitted by Steve Lyons.
April 2013 Mystery Tool B
Jig saw to be operated with an electric drill. Photo submitted by Burton Meier Jr.
April 2013 Mystery Tool C
Milk can handle. Photo submitted by Edward Borwick. See patent 65,828.
April 2013 Mystery Tool D
No definitive answer. Possible answers include a pressure gauge calibrator (possibly a Crosby Steam Gage & Valve Co. type). Could also be a kerosene fuel control for a railroad heater or a "Dead weight tester" used to test and calibrate liquid gauges and transmitters such as oil pressure instruments. Photo submitted by Louis Pline.
April 2013 Mystery Tool E
No definitie answer, but may be a horse-drawn wagon or buggy wheel nut wrench, or a combination open end wrench made by a blacksmith. Photo submitted by Louis Pline.