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Posted 1 month ago

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flashlarue
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To be fair I know what this tool is. I want to see if anyone else can figure it out. Here are a couple of clues: It was used in construction and it was made by Stanley. Any one care to hazard a guess what it is? If I gave the patent date you could easily look it up on the Internet but what fun would that be.

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  1. slackjack, 1 month ago
    Clapboard gauge.
  2. flashlarue, 1 month ago
    Right on. It is a clapboard gauge for putting siding on houses the gauge can be set for 3 to 4 1/2 in exposure. Normally carpenters would have two of these and place one at each end of the piece of siding.

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