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bonesbr549

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10-11-2017 11:57 PM

My cousin is asking for someone found this in an old Barn. I think part of a shave horse. What do you think it’s from?

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#1 posted 10-12-2017 12:06 AM

Might be a stitching horse used in sewing leather.

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#2 posted 10-12-2017 01:02 AM

Looks like a Stanley 25’ measuring tape. A FatMax, I believe.

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#3 posted 10-12-2017 01:13 AM

My Grandpa used similar to hold the harness while he sewed it back together.Like a third hand !

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#4 posted 10-12-2017 01:23 AM


Looks like a Stanley 25 measuring tape. A FatMax, I believe.

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Definitely not a fat max. But a solid tape measure no less. Blanket looks to be 100% cotton instead of the typical drop cloth. Well done.

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#5 posted 10-12-2017 02:41 AM

This is a good riddle. I think it’s from a old barn something someone would find.

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#6 posted 10-12-2017 02:49 AM

Funny it’s 3in1 oil

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#7 posted 10-12-2017 03:03 AM

I’m wondering what the hell that thing with the wires is.

3in1. Good catch.

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#8 posted 10-12-2017 03:37 AM

Is the handle Alder wood?

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#9 posted 10-12-2017 04:28 AM



Might be a stitching horse used in sewing leather.

- Loren

Pretty sure you nailed it, Loren.

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#10 posted 10-12-2017 09:47 PM

Yes, its a stitching pony. Clamp the leather item you’re sewing into it, and it holds it so you can use one hand to punch holes with the awl, the other to sew… they work great.

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#11 posted 10-12-2017 09:50 PM

It’s WD-40.

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#12 posted 10-13-2017 02:23 AM

Naw, it’s a pair of orange handled pliers!

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#13 posted 10-13-2017 03:26 AM

Looks like two bottles of gorilla wood glue to me.

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