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Posted 2 months ago

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Cynsplace
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From grandfather's garage. I have no clue. 31 1/2". All wood but top screw and point. Ends loosen and slide and then you can tighten them.

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  1. antiquerose antiquerose, 2 months ago
    no idea ....But ~ Welcome ~
  2. Oroyoroyisthatyourhorse Oroyoroyisthatyourhorse, 2 months ago
    Looks to be a scrib of sorts...
  3. Oroyoroyisthatyourhorse Oroyoroyisthatyourhorse, 2 months ago
    Or a logging scale ...?
  4. AnythingObscure AnythingObscure, 2 months ago
    It would be called a "beam compass", used to scribe circles/curves onto a surface. Guessing your Grandfather was a woodworker?
  5. UncleRon UncleRon, 2 months ago
    And the two sliding pieces with the points in them are called Trammel Points.
  6. Onedtent, 2 months ago
    Trammel or beam compass
  7. Cynsplace Cynsplace, 2 months ago
    Thank you all for the info. I inherited a lot of items that are not familiar to me. This site is wonderful!

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