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can you guess what tools these are?


can you tell me what these tools are?

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A Hoe and shovel for a willy willy tiny  Midget????

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wold guess....leather cutting tools.....only because your last tool was a leather tool.......lol

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I'm going to say something used in masonry work, trowels of some kind or another...



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poncho62 wrote:

wold guess....leather cutting tools.....



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Pastery cutters? nut choppers? ain't got a CLUE

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OK, it's been awhile but I have seen a similar tool like the one on the left in a Shoe Cobbler/Saddle Maker's Shop - - - so I'm going with leather working tools also.

Cool thread, it's been awhile since we had one of these.thumbsup.gif

-- Edited by Mello Yello on Sunday 1st of November 2009 12:39:30 PM

-- Edited by Mello Yello on Sunday 1st of November 2009 12:39:59 PM

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i dont know what they are. my neighbor found them at a garage sale. they are purdy dang old. hand made and with a good quality hi-carbon steel.they have ben purdy sharp too. i was thinkin maybe used in scrapin hides ou somethin. the curved one looks kinda like an eskimo's seal skinnin knife. i cant remember what it is called. i wonder how to find out what they are. got any ideas?

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i dont know what they are. my neighbor found them at a garage sale. they are purdy dang old. hand made and with a good quality hi-carbon steel.they have ben purdy sharp too. i was thinkin maybe used in scrapin hides ou somethin. the curved one looks kinda like an eskimo's seal skinnin knife. i cant remember what it is called. i wonder how to find out what they are. got any ideas?



I think you are probably real close about the tools being used by the eskimos for skinning and scraping hides

This is a close copy,,

 NOTICE who did the work?? Were did we fail guys???



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 NOTICE who did the work?? Were did we fail guys???


hahaha, kinda makes you wonder don't it???

No HI-JACK intended here but this is the "IDEAL" place for this!

There is an old Movie starring Anthony Quinn called "The Savage Innocents".  It is about the Eskimos back in the ?30s ?40s maybe?  In this movie he portrays a "illiterate Eskimo" with a wife and one of their Mothers living in the Igloo.   One of the scenes in the Movie is when the Grandma "old woman" has chewed so many hides, tenderizing them for blankets and clothing that her teeth are all gone so they make her go out into the frozen lake and wait for a Polar Bear to come along and finish her off.  Their are many "Shocking" scenes in the Movie and I don't want to ruin it for anyone that hasn't seen it so I will stop right here.  I highly recommend the flick and sorry for the detour.

 



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i saw that movie.its an old one. verry true to life movie.i can imagine it was purdy dang close to the truth for those times too. hey mello, they gave new meanin to laughin! it is a good movie. if you havent seen it its worth a look see.

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hahaha, I had forgotten about the "laughing" winkbiggrin

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hahaha, thats proly the way things were there and then. wow, it wouldnt work out well now. that tool is called an ooloo by the eskimos.

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hahaha, thats proly the way things were there and then. wow, it wouldnt work out well now.  It didn't work to well then either at least not for the Mountie nothat tool is called an ooloo by the eskimos. was that what you thought it was??  a  hide scrapper ????


 



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yea, but it could have ben used by anyone that cured hides. maybe even buffalo skinners. or even an early packin house. the old whaler cuttin tools were cool lookin too. havent seen any for a long time.allmost like a floor scraper lust bigger with a long handle.

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It's already been answered. But they are inuit/native tools used to remove fat etc. from animal hydes.

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i suppose the american indian used stone back when.arent we spoiled these days.

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Yup, the one on the left is called an Ulu by the natives. There is a factory in Anchorage that makes them yet. The other one looks like a fleshing tool for hides used to push away from you rather than towards you like a draw knife.

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The one on the left is called a "head knife" and is a leather cutting tool used for cutting heavy hides into pieces, like for saddle work.  An Eskimo "ulu" knife has a shallower curve to the blade, like the shiny one in BR's post.  I would guess the other one to be some sort of a shop made scraper.



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So I take it that my "Pizza Cutter" guess wasn't even close, eh?

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i got to get a pic for yall of a tool my neighbor has. it ainy that old but i dang sure never seen one.its a pipe wrench with a dang ratchet handle. hahaha,,new one on me for sure.

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I've got a crescent wrench and it's jaws open and close with power from a AA battery - - - - don't use it often but when I need it, it's sure handy.



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thats another new on me mego.i'll get a pic of that wrench.

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thats another new on me mego


 Not anything special but my Step-son asked one year what I wanted for CHristmas and I told him I sure liked that wrench.  He got it for me and when I asked him what he thought about it, he just made an ugly face and shrugged his shoulders.  I've enjoyed it but it has it's limitations and place.



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well i'll be dang. thats cool mego. it sure would come in handy when you get a little greese or oil n yer pincher.

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