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Forum topic by MAS520 posted 07-16-2018 12:05 AM 694 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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MAS520

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07-16-2018 12:05 AM

This is a most interesting tool that I recently acquired. At first glance, it appears to be 5 yardsticks stacked upon one another. they slide lengthwise out from each other to a distance of 15 feet. Markings at the one inch. Also marks for different size cabinets. The top reads ” When completely closed this RULE is the width of a 42” KITCHINAIDER.
YOUNGSTOWN KITCHENS BY MULLINS I have been trying to get some information about it and perhaps some idea of its value without success. So here i am fellas. Wish I could show you a picture. But I don’t know how to do that here. I was captivated. Love old tools.

-- Mark,Oelwein Iowa Cardinal Fan!


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jacww

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#1 posted 07-16-2018 12:37 AM

Pictures?

Thanks.

TonyC

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Rich

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#2 posted 07-16-2018 12:52 AM

There are some photos on this site: https://www.worthpoint.com/worthopedia/vintage-youngstown-kitchen-rule-kitchenaider-vgc

-- My grandfather always said that when one door closes, another one opens. He was a wonderful man, but a lousy cabinet maker

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woodbutcherbynight

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#3 posted 07-16-2018 01:51 AM

I played with one of those as a kid. My Grandfather had two in the back of the car.

-- Live to tell the stories, they sound better that way.

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