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James's items10 of 68Vienna Austria Thonet Armchair Ladder Back Armchair with fiber rush seat
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    Posted 8 years ago

    James
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    My dad was sent this picture because it is pretty hard to stump him. BUT there is always something out there. This time he hasn't got a clue. We thought maybe it is a conglomeration of parts cobulled together to make a one of a kind to do a onetime job. I don't know if I can get more pictures? But I'll try.

    Mystery Solved

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    1. VintageTAKER54 VintageTAKER54, 8 years ago
      what is the maker?
    2. James James, 8 years ago
      Unfortunately you know what I know about this. All we got was this picture. From what we could see of the markings on the base it says PAT. PEND. 1910
    3. VintageTAKER54 VintageTAKER54, 8 years ago
      that is a lave. it is used to round items like wood. they use this for wood carving.
    4. James James, 8 years ago
      By hand?
    5. TRIKER TRIKER, 8 years ago
      That is a scissor sharpener. I have one and used to have the box and instructions. You are missing the 2 stones that clamp to the pieces in the middle of the rod. The scissors were clamped in the fixture on the left as in the photo. you then adjusted the scissor clamp assembly to the proper angle and you would draw the stone across the scissor blade. It had course and fine stones. I still have and use mine to keep my upholstery scissors sharp. Mystery solved!
    6. James James, 8 years ago
      I'd like to see your sharpener It would be nice to see the whole thing in working order. Thanks I'm sure the friends of my dads will flip. We're sure they have no ideas what this is either.
    7. TRIKER TRIKER, 8 years ago
      Hi James. I'll see if I can get it setup and get a pic this weekend. I might still have the box and instructions.
    8. James James, 8 years ago
      Now I've got to get me one. I've got some big scissors that need sharpening. I use them to cut my mate cane when I do pressed can chair seats.
    9. TRIKER TRIKER, 8 years ago
      Posting Pic's of mine. I wanted to bring this to the front to show yours and mine.

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