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    Posted 7 years ago

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    Here is A very stunning 19th century tool I found this weekend. This tool has beautiful hand crafted lines. It's like a piece of art . The blade is marked 10" W.Marples & Son . this may have been used in making furniture or in a coach makers tool chest - the tool is 9"1/4 inches long x 4"3/4 high (with blade) x 4" deep - the tool has flat all wood bottom - made out a very hard wood not sure what type of wood. Would love some help to ID the name of this Tool .

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    1. fhrjr2 fhrjr2, 7 years ago
      If the entire thing is Marples their logo should be stamped somewhere in the wood. I would say this was probably used by a wheelwright along with a very similar looking tool called a wheelwrights Jarvis. This would have been his spoke shave. The iron on this convex as opposed to being square or concave. The shoe and blade on the Jarvis would both be concave. This one looks in really good shape.
    2. andnowitsyourszd andnowitsyourszd, 7 years ago
      I saw some photos of the I have a handmade Frankenstein?
    3. Windwalker, 7 years ago
      Its a barrel shaver... by G L Andersons I"ll post a pic from my book in a few'''
    4. fhrjr2 fhrjr2, 7 years ago
      I wouldn't call it a Frankenstein. A Jarvis or a witchit would be worth more but if you got this right it is a little unique. I don't know how much demand there is for it but I suspect it would be limited.
    5. Windwalker, 7 years ago
      lol its posted ...............
    6. andnowitsyourszd andnowitsyourszd, 7 years ago
      Wouldn't a GL Anderson's tool be marked in the wood as well? I saw few Cooper tools made by them on web. I couldn't find this one exactly I saw similar ones made them.
    7. blunderbuss2 blunderbuss2, 7 years ago
      That shape would give a lot more control!
    8. Toollor, 6 years ago
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    9. blunderbuss2 blunderbuss2, 6 years ago
      Not many know the diff. between a spoke-shave & a draw-knife. Me included! LOL!

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