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    Posted 10 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, 10 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, 10 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, 10 years ago
      i know around here nothing was safe from the junk yards
    4. walksoftly walksoftly, 10 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, 10 years ago
      thanks all for the words and loves

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