2613 is a band clamp for securing boxes and frames while glue dries.
2615 reminds me of an oriental earthquake alarm. A bell (or other
object) on a loop would be hung on one of each of the pegs. When an
earthquake hit, the bell in the direction of the earthquake would fall
off. Probably not what this is. Interesting to note that there are
2616 is a meat tenderizer, flattener, ice crusher, and head knocker.
It's not for lack of drying that most folks get a mouthful of juice.
It's from smoking those soaking-wet cavendish blends.
A long time ago, I found and stuck with Union Leader. They stopped
making it, but now it's being faithfully reproduced by several small
It's not aromatic, but not nasty-smelling either. And it's a fairly dry
straight Kentucky Burley with a mix of coarse shag and cube cuts, so it
burns evenly and cool. Nice, strong flavor and not too much bite.
I never get a drink from it. And yes, I do dry my pipes stem up when not
2611: Need to know if the metal piece next to the handle is hollow. Might be
some kind of pill packer?
2612: Might be for setting toe-in of vehicle front wheels?
2613: Who can tell? Probably a carry strap for a trombone, used in parades.
2614: With this poor picture, no way to know.
2615: some kind of loom for knitting sleeves.
2616: Meat tenderizing, flattening McDonalds burgers so they can get a
couple more out of a pound of meat, Chi-Fao relaxation massage (try not to
use the sharp edge), and scraping carrots and potatos.
You got me, I've never seen any of these. Really drawing a blank on the
Posting from my desktop PC, as always.
Christopher A. Young
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Just posted this week's set:
They are visible in the second photo. You may need to download
the larger version (pic2612b.jpg is the file name), and use an image
viewer to increase the gamma a bit to brighten it up, and enlarge it to
fill your screen, and you'll see the screws along the top edges.
They would probably have been more visible if it were against an
unpatterned background -- say some white shirt cardboard. And a
different angle might show whether there are nuts to lock the settings
for the screws or not.
Personally, I don't think that they actually change the angle --
I suspect that they just tighten the gibs (adjustable sliding surface)
to keep it sliding smoothly, or to lock it in a specific position. The
angle of the jaws is defined by the surface opposite the screws -- right
behind the jaws.
Posting from rec.crafts.metalworking as always.
2611) Look like they are designed to grip round objects (rods), and
plug into tubing -- so they may be for adding rods to scaffolding
or the like. The wooden handles allow one to pivot whatever is
gripped around the center of the plug.
Given that they are of two different sizes, and are perhaps
intended to work together, one possibility is for gripping
a rifle barrel near the action and near the muzzle for
repeatable test firing. In that case, the handles are for
lifting it free of the fixture.
2612) At first glance, it reminds me of a vernier caliper, but
it has no graduations on the bar.
So -- it is a transfer gauge -- set to a stack of gauge blocks
or some other standard, and then used to compare them to the
size of a workpiece.
2613) Designed to wrap around something and compress it. Given
some other items which have appeared here, I suspect that it
might be for holding a tire in place on the rim while air is
pumped in to seat the bead.
2614) Looks to me like a hand launcher for clay pigeons.
I had to save it and adjust the gamma to see the details, it was
a rather dark image.
2615) I'm going to assume that the flat top rotates around the
central hub. And if that is true, I expect that it was intended
for a yarn (or perhaps the cord used to make the cover under it)
is stored by wrapping in a figure 8 pattern around all the
knobs, to be payed out to the person crocheting or knitting or
2616) Perhaps a tenderizer, perhaps a tool for driving caulking into
something like a boat's hull, except the ribs are too close
together for that. The bottom of the grooves are rounded nicely
at the ends, so it could be for running multiple lines (ropes)
in parallel -- perhaps when threading the line through a
multi-sheave pulley block pair.
It could also be used to hammer lines or canvas to soften them
or drive them into joints as caulking.
Now to post this and then see what others have suggested.
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