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Oldtimer tools

By KevinEllison
Not too embarrassed to admit. I used tools like this in my "formative" years..and before that I guess the Cutty Sark and Victory were built with similar weaponry...! imagine adjusting the plane blade cutting depth by bashing it in the right place with a mallet...

Tags: Close-up and macro Humour and fun

Voters: AlanPerkins, Coast, Greyheron and 10 more


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Greyheron 19 282 7 England
9 Feb 2014 10:38PM
It's called skill Wink

A fine collection of tools beautifully photographed…

Mike
michaelo Plus
15 15 1 United Kingdom
9 Feb 2014 11:03PM
when craftsmen were real craftsmen!!!!
10 Feb 2014 12:12PM
Thanks guys...! yes, had a good tutor - my long departed Father used to teach it at college "measure twice cut once son..." etc.
I also could tell which wood was which from the shavings smell...(olden day nurd/anorack in other words..Blush ).
rambler Plus
13 1.0k 17 England
21 Jul 2016 8:46PM
My woodwork teacher was Mr Hawthorn. I became a carpenter and yes the smell of new wood shavings haunts me still.... (olden day....etc)

Ken

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