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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.

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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2 vintage craftsman made English plumb bobs 1 brass 1 steel

2 vintage craftsman made English plumb bobs 1 brass 1 steel

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Vintage Dietzgen

Vintage Dietzgen 16 Brass Plumb Bob with Steel Tip CS 4811  boxFREE SHIPPIN

Vintage Dietzgen 16 Brass Plumb Bob with Steel Tip CS 4811 boxFREE SHIPPIN

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Antique Vintage

Antique Vintage Old Cast Iron Plumb Bob Bullet Shaped 52 oz

Antique Vintage Old Cast Iron Plumb Bob Bullet Shaped 52 oz

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TAJIMA Plumb

TAJIMA Plumb Bob Setter 14 oz 400g Magnetic Plumb Rite PZB 400GP

TAJIMA Plumb Bob Setter 14 oz 400g Magnetic Plumb Rite PZB 400GP

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K

K  E 6482 12Oz Brass Plumb Bob

K E 6482 12Oz Brass Plumb Bob

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Antique Cast

Antique Cast Iron Plumb Bob Carpentry Tool

Antique Cast Iron Plumb Bob Carpentry Tool

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Antique Solid

Antique Solid Brass Pear Shape Plumb Bob marked CB along its top

Antique Solid Brass Pear Shape Plumb Bob marked CB along its top

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Vintage Stanley

Vintage Stanley Plumb Bob 8 oz No 171 and a Miller Falls no3 plus more

Vintage Stanley Plumb Bob 8 oz No 171 and a Miller Falls no3 plus more

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General Tools

General Tools 12 oz Steel Plumb Bob

General Tools 12 oz Steel Plumb Bob

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Antique RARE

Antique RARE Plumb Bob vintage level tool VERY HEAVY

Antique RARE Plumb Bob vintage level tool VERY HEAVY

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Vintage Brass

Vintage Brass STARRETT 515 E PLUMB BOB 6 3 4 Square

Vintage Brass STARRETT 515 E PLUMB BOB 6 3 4 Square

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Primitive Handmade

Primitive Handmade Plumb Bobs Cast Iron  Lead 19th Century Mason Level Tool

Primitive Handmade Plumb Bobs Cast Iron Lead 19th Century Mason Level Tool

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Vintage L

Vintage L S Starrett Co No 177 Plumb Bob Athol Mass MADE IN THE USA

Vintage L S Starrett Co No 177 Plumb Bob Athol Mass MADE IN THE USA

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VINTAGE DIETZGEN

VINTAGE DIETZGEN BRASS PLUMB BOB WITH REEL  LEATHER SHEATH

VINTAGE DIETZGEN BRASS PLUMB BOB WITH REEL LEATHER SHEATH

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Swordfish 80030

Swordfish 80030 Plumb Rite Bob Setter Plum Bob Setter 400g 14 oz

Swordfish 80030 Plumb Rite Bob Setter Plum Bob Setter 400g 14 oz

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LK Vintage

LK Vintage solid BRASS 3 Plumb Bob 12 oz Very Nice and functional

LK Vintage solid BRASS 3 Plumb Bob 12 oz Very Nice and functional

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Vintage Wooden

Vintage Wooden Plumb Bob 6

Vintage Wooden Plumb Bob 6

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