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Forum topic by NRM posted 12-07-2021 02:23 PM 472 views 0 times favorited 8 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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12-07-2021 02:23 PM

I got this from an old logger, just wondering if any one had any idea about what it is.

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#1 posted 12-07-2021 03:06 PM

Oh, that’s an invisible saw. Great for sawing invisible trees and such. :-)

(ya forgot to post the picture, or something happened to it)

-- I intended to be a woodworker, but turned into a tool and lumber collector.

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#2 posted 12-07-2021 03:08 PM

Haha sorry.

I guess the moderator didn’t notice either.

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#3 posted 12-07-2021 04:35 PM

Some people call it a sling blade, mhmm

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#5 posted 12-07-2021 07:27 PM

can’t quite make out details, more pictures, w scale reference? (get it – cant…)

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#6 posted 12-07-2021 10:44 PM

Drawknife…one end has the handle….the other is held by an “eye bolt” you drive into a log or a bench….can be used to rough flatten a surface….where you can’t reach all the way across.

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#7 posted 12-07-2021 11:20 PM

yes, the photo is not the best, but it appears to be a type of drawknife known as a cooper’s (barrel maker’s) crumming knife.

go HERE and scroll down.

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#8 posted 12-07-2021 11:24 PM

Thanks for the info

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