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These could come to be useful for long periods of time, therefore, the handles must be secure.Ancient tools were created within the era when there was clearly quite a few craftsmen in addition to tradesmen that depended on their tools to receive their living, so they'd to generally be resilient, helpful, and even ergonomic. Older tools are frequently constructed from excellent products. They are scarce because personnel of yesteryear missed them functional. Almost all the treasured Stanley planes are simply the ones that have been very least employed to the person.An exception to the current rule include the most well-known sorts of just about every tool which are generally really worth quite a lot. The quality of what remains to be a consequence of the success of the fittest as there is practically no lack of worse quality old tools that can be found in addition. Some identify that all tools created in yesteryear wasn't superb. This equivalent technique for engineering continues to included in the perfect Japanese tools now. The castings are heavier and more carefully machined. (Sometime after the 1950's Stanley abandoned surface grinding the soles of their planes and just belt sanded them. I'm told Record still grinds theirs to .002). The tote, knobs and handles are often of brazilian rosewood, the blades are of quality steel and properly tempered. In addition, the blades (even on Stanley bench planes) are often of laminated construction.

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Lot of 6 Antique  Vintage Plumb Bob

Lot of 6 Antique Vintage Plumb Bob

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Vintage Stanley

Vintage Stanley No 171 Plumb Bob In Original Package 8 oz

Vintage Stanley No 171 Plumb Bob In Original Package 8 oz

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ANTIQUE GOODELL

ANTIQUE GOODELL PRATT UNUSUAL BRASS  STEEL PLUMB BOB

ANTIQUE GOODELL PRATT UNUSUAL BRASS STEEL PLUMB BOB

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3 STRAIT

3 STRAIT LINE CHALK LINE REELS PLUMB BOB by IRWIN

3 STRAIT LINE CHALK LINE REELS PLUMB BOB by IRWIN

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Plumb Bob

Plumb Bob Kit 16  8 oz Solid Brass Plumb Bobs Retractable Line Reel and Case

Plumb Bob Kit 16 8 oz Solid Brass Plumb Bobs Retractable Line Reel and Case

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Lufkin Little

Lufkin Little Joe Plumb Bob with Reel

Lufkin Little Joe Plumb Bob with Reel

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Vintage Brass

Vintage Brass Plumb Bob 126 Oz

Vintage Brass Plumb Bob 126 Oz

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Antique vintage

Antique vintage unusual heavy cast iron plumb bob gardening

Antique vintage unusual heavy cast iron plumb bob gardening

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Toolwiz Plumb

Toolwiz Plumb Bob Setter Magnetic Handless Plumb Bob Setter with 5M String

Toolwiz Plumb Bob Setter Magnetic Handless Plumb Bob Setter with 5M String

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TWO

TWO  Vintage Plumb Bobs One Millers Falls One Unknown

TWO Vintage Plumb Bobs One Millers Falls One Unknown

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4 Steel

4 Steel Tipped Brass Plumb Bobs 3 With Gammon Reels 2 24 oz 16 oz 12 oz

4 Steel Tipped Brass Plumb Bobs 3 With Gammon Reels 2 24 oz 16 oz 12 oz

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fine old

fine old solid brass plumb bob

fine old solid brass plumb bob

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General Tools

General Tools 5 oz Steel Plumb Bob

General Tools 5 oz Steel Plumb Bob

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Vintage DIETZGEN

Vintage DIETZGEN Brass PLUMB BOB With Steel Point Tip 18 oz 5724S 18 NICE COND

Vintage DIETZGEN Brass PLUMB BOB With Steel Point Tip 18 oz 5724S 18 NICE COND

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Antique Vintage

Antique Vintage Unmarked Steel Plumb Bob 4 1 8 long and 1 thick

Antique Vintage Unmarked Steel Plumb Bob 4 1 8 long and 1 thick

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Starrett Plumb

Starrett Plumb Bob

Starrett Plumb Bob

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CST berger

CST berger 14oz Brass Plumb Bob Plumb Bob with Leather Sheath

CST berger 14oz Brass Plumb Bob Plumb Bob with Leather Sheath

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Brass Plumb

Brass Plumb Bob 16 oz

Brass Plumb Bob 16 oz

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