April 2014 Mystery Tool A
April 2014 Mystery Tool B
April 2014 Mystery Tool C
Saw jointer used to level the teeth on large saws to make them all the same length. Identified by Dale Halonie, Webster, Wis.; H.W. Kemp; Norval Utemark, West Point, Neb.; Roger B. Frey, Hampden, Maine. See patent no. 444,848 for a similar piece. Photo submitted by Mike and Judy Penley, Sedalia, Colo.
April 2014 Mystery Tool D
Potato cutter. From the patent description: “The invention relates to vegetable cutting machines, and more particularly to a novel, inexpensively constructed machine for slicing potatoes in preparation for cooking and serving them in a style and form commonly referred to as ‘French fried potatoes.’” Identified by Jack Kalp, Acme, Pa.; Richard Heil, Louisville, Ky.; Glenn Brendle, Gap, Pa.; Jim Couchman, Medford, Okla.; William Evans, St. Joseph, Mo.; Errol D. Gelhaar, Franksville,Wis.; Wayne Rowell, Wilmington, Vt.; John Seibert, Fountain, Minn.; Terry Schmidt; H.W. Kemp; Jill Mayes, Mackinaw, Ill.; Dale Halonie; Roger B. Frey. See patent no. 2,497,289 for a similar piece. Photo submitted by Leon Janzen, Ellsworth, Kan.
April 2014 Mystery Tool E
Unidentified. Photo submitted by Jake Ferrari, Newry, Pa.