Any ones guess should be funny

A hand held tool or device, see if you can guess what it is.
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Any ones guess should be funny

Postby zelph » Fri Jul 23, 2010 11:48 am

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http://www.woodgaz-stove.com/

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Re: Any ones guess should be funny

Postby sudden » Fri Jul 23, 2010 4:06 pm

looks like part of a sewing machine from hell.
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Re: Any ones guess should be funny

Postby Ridgerunner » Fri Jul 23, 2010 5:02 pm

That is a deluxe pricker extrodinaire for use in leather work or meat tenderizing or giving blood! :o
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Re: Any ones guess should be funny

Postby zelph » Fri Jul 23, 2010 8:13 pm

looks like it could be used to remove seeds from grapes :mrgreen:
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Re: Any ones guess should be funny

Postby sudden » Sat Jul 24, 2010 9:59 am

It's for people who like to wear lots of earrings?
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Re: Any ones guess should be funny

Postby irrationalsolutions » Sun Jul 25, 2010 8:55 pm

its for making jet hole patterns in alcohol stoves.
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Re: Any ones guess should be funny

Postby zelph » Mon Jul 26, 2010 1:28 pm

And the answer is:

Piano tuner's voicing pliers, used to pierce the felt hammers to improve the tone. After a lot of use the felt gets compressed and doesn't sound like it should, if the hammers aren't properly maintained you could end up with something that sounds like a tack piano.
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Re: Any ones guess should be funny

Postby sudden » Tue Jul 27, 2010 2:12 pm

Not in a millions years would I have guessed that.
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Re: Any ones guess should be funny

Postby zelph » Tue Jul 27, 2010 3:22 pm

sudden wrote:Not in a millions years would I have guessed that.


Same here :D There's a tool for all kinds of projects, take for instance the tool that oops56 used to fix his penny stove :mrgreen:
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Re: Any ones guess should be funny

Postby DarenN » Tue Jul 27, 2010 6:06 pm

well, like i always say, "you don't have to know all the answers. just know where to go to find them."
my sister is a piano technician.
i emailed this thread to her.
she is familiar with the tool shown, but admits that she would never use one. she deals with high-end customers and their pianos. that tool, she says, is at best, a stop-gap measure, to fix a piano that really needs new hammers.
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