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Tool Restoration #9: Italian tradesman 90 +

06-18-2020 12:28 AM by robscastle | 4 comments »

My DILs Grandfather had two boxes of tools he wanted rid of.Between No 1 son and myself we helped him out. Most were just scrap metal however a few gems I got were of interest to me. Of particular interest was what looked to be an adjustable bevel gauge Being an inquisitive sort of person I wanted to know what it was used for (apart from the obvious) So I set to cleaning it up hoping to find some Bob Sommerfeld marks to give the game away. Sadly there were none, the base is stainless steel and the adjustable bevel section is mild steel. Replaced the pivot bolt and gave it a coat of rust inhibitor and stashed it away, ... I wonder will my grandson find...

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