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Tools and Hardware
6 years ago
Tools and Hardware
7 years ago
Hi, English sharpening steels don't usually have 6 sides in my, somewhat limited, experience- could we have a close up of the blades please. Is it six pointed or six sided? In other words is it star ...
Hi, Are the points very sharp? What are the ends of the container made of? The points look like the ends of (short)double point needles, do they come out of the container or are they fixed in? I don...
That's brilliant guys, thank you all so much- I'll mark this as a solved mystery
I think IMASapp may be right- I've tried it with a pin between the screw & chuck (can't loosen the tiny screws on the chuck yet) and moved the square broken bit to up to the other square guide (the on...
Mum used to work for a jeweller/watch-mender but is fairly adamant this didn't come from him.
Hi, my father was an engineer- fork lift truck design for a job, home model engineer- trains, stationary engines etc, and he made his own parts. My mother's father (this may have come from him) was ...
Hi, Thanks for trying guys! The distance between the two screw points ( the screw and the tiny chuck) is about 1" to 1 1/2 ". I'll measure it tomorrow and try to take a few close-ups. It does look ...
Hi, the 'hook hanger' is a tambour hook or crochet hook- more likely the former. The punches are bodkins or awls. Hope that helps
Hi, I know this was posted a long time ago- but no-one else has answered so...I think these are all tools for netting- making net of fairly large mesh/holes given the size of the shuttles and mesh...
Hi, My mother used one like it to hold her hair (bun) in place
Hi, I like the button hole cutter- according to a friend earlier versions were used to cut the slashes in fabric (so the under-fabric shows through) Nice tools
Really nice tool,
It's a split table spinning wheel but you have it incorrectly assembled. The flyer/bobbin assembly needs to go between the maidens (uprights bits) then you have a distaff arm (which is where you cur...
Candle wick trimmer- When using beeswax or tallow candle the wax burns down faster than the wick- the wick gets too long and you need to trim it to keep the flame from getting too smoky. Use like a ...
Hi, If it helps...the long handled screw part ends in a very small adjustable chuck or holder- the screw opposite has a very small dent in the end as if something is held between them. Thanks for you...