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    Posted 9 years ago

    stonesfan1
    (379 items)

    these are the 3 tools for a anvil i found in a old dump site picture 1 2 and 4 r the ones number 3 is one my grandfather made out of a old cart axel .they go in the little square hole in the top of the anvil

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    1. packrat-place packrat-place, 9 years ago
      That square hole is called a "hardy hole."
      http://www.collectorsweekly.com/stories/47528-anvil-made-from-old-railroad-track?in=user
      great find.
    2. tommy1002 tommy1002, 9 years ago
      Nice!! I'd love to find some hardy tools to put with my anvil. I think everyone scrapped all their old metal when the price went crazy though.
    3. stonesfan1 stonesfan1, 9 years ago
      i know around here nothing was safe from the junk yards
    4. walksoftly walksoftly, 9 years ago
      Here in Canada tremendous amounts of scrap was used in WWII, farmers were coming out of a tough time, so anything that wasn't being used was put towards the war effort.
      Blacksmiths were ahead of there time they were the original recyclers, in image 3 you can still see the threads from the axle your Grandfather made it from.
    5. stonesfan1 stonesfan1, 9 years ago
      thanks all for the words and loves

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