Mystery tool - woodworking hand tool?

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Blog entry by digitalwood posted 09-24-2018 10:05 PM 794 reads 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I picked up a bucket at a yard sale with lots of sandpaper, some rope and a number of chisels. When I got it home, it turned out to be over 40 chisels. I recognize most of them, but this one has me stumped. Any thoughts on what its used for?

-- The Pacific Northwest - where men are men and trees are scared.

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#1 posted 09-24-2018 11:17 PM

It’s a tool for bedding a rifle barrel (a round one) into a new wooden stock.

-- Jim, Mid coast, Maine home of the chain leg vise

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Don W

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#2 posted 09-24-2018 11:49 PM

yep, what Jim said

-- - Collecting is an investment in the past, and the future.

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#3 posted 09-25-2018 12:01 AM

Wood scraper for round slots, such as a rifle stock barrel.

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#4 posted 09-25-2018 01:52 AM

LJs is awesome. Where else can you ask about a tool like this, and where else will 3 people immediately respond – all knowing exactly what it is!

-- I'd rather be a hammer than a nail

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#5 posted 09-25-2018 03:02 PM

back massager for after a long day of hand planing

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