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Vintage hand tools in my shop #2: Dorn's patent Revolving Mitre Box part one

03-31-2020 01:36 AM by theoldfart | 14 comments »

A few years ago a fellow LJ, RealCowtownEric, posted a pic of a rather distinctive mitre box. It revolved and did compound mitre cuts. Fast forward to last December and an EBay listing for a damaged Dorn’s Mitre Box. The seller and I came to an agreement on price and it was mine. Mind you, i didn’t do a lot of research. I was taken in by the siren song of Victorian cast iron. I was a goner.Best pack job I’ve seen in a while. Last one this good came from POA. Here’s ...

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