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    Posted 7 years ago

    mts453
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    Vintage hand powered tool. The round part rotates and 2 holders above the disc oscillate. Looks like it could hold a part and polish it?

    The round plate is cast with a smooth machined top and edge. It has concentric lines machined into the top surface. It is a type of cast iron. In the photo you can see the magnet i have hanging from it.

    The shop i bought it from didn't really know what it did but said they thought it was for polishing glass.

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    Comments

    1. jacko66, 7 years ago
      could you put up better pics it might be a sharping stone
    2. blunderbuss2 blunderbuss2, 7 years ago
      Could be for faceting & polishing gem stones?
    3. jacko66, 7 years ago
      lapping machine similar to what blunderbuss2 mentioned but this one i think is for final sanding and polishing of metal cogs and wheels etc

      http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/VINTAGE-CAST-IRON-HAND-CRANK-LAPPING-MACHINE-LAPIDARY-GEARS-INDUSTRIAL-AGE-/351207707025?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item51c59c5191
    4. hotairfan hotairfan, 7 years ago
      I've seen these used for sharpening animal clipper blades. I don't know if that was the proper use for it , but it worked well ...... hotairfan

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