Thursday, October 22, 2009

I have plans for next Thursday so I'll be posting next week's set on Wednesday afternoon.

1753. A sharpening steel, used to align the edge of a knife:

1754. A baseball stitcher's vise:

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1755. A corn sheller, it was used to remove the undesirable shaped kernels of corn from the ends of ears leaving the large flat kernels thought to be the best for planting.

1756. A tool used for tightening and severing band clips for securing pipes, British patent number GB469568.

1757. A Gralab univeral timer, for use in darkrooms:

1758. A battering ram that was made to be used by the police to break open doors:

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Last week's set is seen below, click here to view the entire post.

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