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Stewart Handy Worker
May 11, 2011
2:17 am
D_Evans
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Came across this on CL and had to bring it home.
Patented in 1916 and the seller even had a copy of that patent included.
Anvil, vice. pipe jaws.grinding wheel, drill with a 1/2 inch hardie.
The grinder and drill offers three speed choices by selecting on which post you mount the handle.
The stand was originally from a local creamery.

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Dave

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May 11, 2011
2:37 am
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Neat. Gonna do a lot of work with it?

I always wonder at the urge to make ‘everything’ tools. It seems that none of them ever catch on, but people keep trying to think up new ones.

May 11, 2011
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Those are very hard to come by with the extra bits… I have one without all the stuff I should give you just to put with that one.. My understanding is the outfit that made these went on to become the Sunbeam mixer company

I dont know what the collector market is not that the economy crashed but at one time that set up was worth pretty big bucks..

Whatever you are, be a good one.
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May 11, 2011
4:07 am
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Very cool old machine. [Image Can Not Be Found]

May 11, 2011
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Thanks, everyone.

I will never ‘use’ it, but I still give it little pat or two every time I walk by :)

My dad had a shopmate with all the attachments when I was growing up. Spent most of his shop time setting up. Not me. I have three drill presses, 5 hand drills and 5 routers. When I want to use a tool I want to work on something, not do setups. I don’t mind laying a tool down and grabbing another but I haye getting ‘ready’ to do something.

The kinda do everything and don’t actually do anything well tools are just interesting to look at and think about for me.

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May 11, 2011
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That is way too neat, make a great article for some simple project made on it, for the “Hot Iron News”

Gene C.

June 18, 2011
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I have two of these neat vise’s.
They also take a gear-box between the jaws and connects to the crank.
The gear-box has a flex shaft that runs the sheep shears.

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