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Could be either for turning or hand carving would be my first guess, but I'm not well versed in either so…shrugs
 

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If i were to take a guess I would say they are for smoothing and shaping the inside of babbit bearings. Babbit is a soft metal that was used as bearings on machines and axles back in the day.
 

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Exactly right skidiot, Babbitt is similar to lead and the bearing were (are) usually poured into and or formed in place. A propeller shaft on a ship is a good example of where this type of bearing would be used, though I've seen old Jointers with this type of bearing, usually large shaft slow turning equipment. The scrapers are used to fit the shaft to the bearing by scraping high spots.
 
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