Friday, February 22, 2008

1227. A screw extractor, used to remove a broken off screw from a piece of wood.

1228. A veneer hammer, used for smoothing veneer and squeezing out excess glue.

1229. Watch case opener:

1230. A curve template, used to transfer curves from patterns or work pieces:

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1231. A bone folder, used by a book binder to crease, score, smooth, and cut paper.

1232. Hard to say exactly what this was used with, people have guessed that it was a gearbox for:
-a windmill
-a hoist
-a window opener
-an elevator car door opener
-a drive for some type of treadle powered equipment
-rolling up an awning

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