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Posted 3 years ago

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gotwire
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Need help ID'ing this tool. Thanks.

The head is about 9" long. Has a hatchet and hammer. It has some printing on it but I can't make it out. Looks like a RR line.

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  1. StihlCollector StihlCollector, 3 years ago
    You have some interesting items, anxious to see your future posts.
  2. Hedgie Hedgie, 3 years ago
    If I can hazard a guess, you have an old style cross pean hammer used for fixing parts on a steam locomotive.
  3. nonk nonk, 3 years ago
    I think it started live as a coopers adze/hammer looks like the "adze part" has been turned 90°. The hammer is made like most coopers adzes ,just google it and you'll see what I mean.
  4. gotwire gotwire, 3 years ago
    I thought it might be an adze type tool with the bit modified too. It's 22 1/4" long with the hammer/bit at 9 1/4" and weighs nearly 4lbs. It's still a mystery to me. I've had a lot of adzes, mortising, and timber frame axes/hatchets. Also thought it might be a barrel makers tool?
  5. gotwire gotwire, 3 years ago
    Nonk got it correct. It was a modified adze. Thanks everyone.

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