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New Tools Were Last Added: 2019-06-13 (newest items on top)

Update 2019-06-13 Hi Folks! Just a small update tonight with a few dozen new tools. There is some good stuff here.. I hope you find something you like! Thanks for stopping by. --Josh


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Measuring, Marking, and Layout Tools For Sale



Early, Hand-Marked Carpenters Framing Square.
This 24x12 square has no maker's name but is clearly early based on the hand-stamped numbers and clear line where it was forge-welded. It's clean and perfectly usable
$20
Item Number mml4039
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Unmarked Line level.
This is a small pocket level that can be used on its own or attached, via a brass thumb screw, to a carpenter's square or straight edge. The japanning is about 90%. The level vial is in tact and dead on.
$15
Item Number mml4037
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Small 5in Compass.
This compass was made by Hilger & Sons. It's in good, usable condition with a tight hinge.
$25
Item Number mml4032
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Stanley no. 39 1/2 SW Era Machinsts Level.
This level is in good working order. It has some 95%+ original nickel. It was made in the 1920s SW era. A fine example.
$30
Item Number mml4031
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Excellent British 9in Ebony Try Square.
This square is marked "J.FROST, NORWICH" on the stock. The blade is straight and clean. The ebony stock has minimal wear. The blade locks perfectly tight once the set screw is tightened. A very good-looking, perfectly usable bevel
$24
Item Number mml3198
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Beautiful Marples rosewood Bevel Gauge.
This is a perfectly functional bevel gauge with a dense, beautiful rosewood stock. The blade is secured by means of a simple set screw.
$25
Item Number mml3290
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Stanley no. 31 3in Machinist Level.
This small level is in excellent condition. The vial is intact and the original nickel plating is 100%
Left-Over and Reduced to: $18
Item Number mml3374
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Well-Made Machinists Adjustable Parallels.
This is a beautifully made adjustable parallel 6in long overall. Completely unmarked.
$20
Item Number mml3425
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Brown and Sharpe Machinists Square.
This square was made by B&S in Providence, RI. The blade is 7 1/4in long overall It's straight and square. It has some scattered discoloration and light pitting you can see in the photos. It's not the prettiest but it's dead on accurate.
$24
Item Number mml3447
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Tiny 2 1/2in Inside Calipers by B&S.
These Brown and Sharpe calipers were made in Providence RI. They are super cute and work perfectly. An unusual small size in top condition.
Left-Over and Reduced to: $20
Item Number mml3526
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10in German Wing Divider.
This is a stout, well-made wing divider made by R&H Boker in Germany. It's in perfect working order and has a nice patina. it's over-built and would be a good one for outdoor work, timberframing and the like
$30
Item Number mml3630
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Big, Early 14in Wing Divider.
This big wing divider is clearly hand-forged and works perfectly. A good looking, useful layout tool for larger work.
$45
Item Number mml4021
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1 1/4in Skew Rabbet Molding Plane.
This plane was made by the Winsted Plane Co. of Winsted, CT. It likely dates to the 1850s according to AWP-V. Despite its 170 or so years, it remains in very good condition and should be perfectly usable with some minor tuning. It has a clean, straight body and reasonably tight mouth. The blade is in fantastic condition with plenty of length left and no pitting. It's a useful size and a well-made plane just waiting to be put back to work.
$30
Item Number mml4015
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Starrett 6in Hermaphrodite Calipers.
This is a good, usable caliper made in Athol, MA by Starrett. It works perfectly.
$12
Item Number mml4006
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5in Patented Machinst Calipers.
This caliper was made by Meigs-Powell Co of Milwaukee, WI. It is marked "Welles Patent" on the other leg. This patent relates to the patent granted May 07, 1889 to Fred A. Welles for the design of the hinge. It is in excellent condition and works perectly
$15
Item Number mml4007
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Well-Made Steel Trammel Points.
These trammels look like they were a machinist's side project. They are very nicely made and work perfectly. They are sized to fit a beam 1/4in thick and 1in wide. The points aren't round, rather octagonal in cross-section. They have a nice look to them and work perfectly. Trammels work just like dividers, just on a larger scale.
$35
Item Number mml3996
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European Double Marking Gauge.
This gauge is unmarked but I'm fairly certain it's an Ulmia. It works perfectly and has some light wear. The points are long and sharp.
$24
Item Number mml3986
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Early and Interesting Machinists Caliper.
This caliper is clearly early and hand-made. The graduations are hand-stamped,. There is an elaborate cursive maker's or owner's mark on the front. It works well though I'm stumped as to how the graduations are configured. A beautiful early tool.
$26
Item Number mml3983
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Stanley no. 104 16in Cherry Level.
This is an earlier plumb and level with two patent dates on the brass plate- 6/2/1891 and 6/23/1896. Both vials are intact and accurate. It has some dings and scratches but is still perfectly usable. It's aged to a nice deep red and looks fantastic
$24
Item Number mml3953
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PEC 12in Combination square.
This square is in near-mint condition and in perfect working order. Not Starrett quality, but more than good enough for woodworking. Retails for around $80 new on Amazon
$55
Item Number mml3952
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Goodell-Pratt 28in Plumb and Level.
This is a good, usable level. It has a mahogany stock and brass end caps. Both vials are intact. There is a hang hold drilled in one end, the backside of which has some blow-out which is unfortunate. Still a high quality level in usable condition
$20
Item Number mml3919
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9in Machinists Level.
This level is unmarked. It has three intact vials and most original black finish remaining. It's an interesting design, not one I've seen before
$24
Item Number mml3898
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Stanley no. 33 Level.
This level has most of its original orange finish and some missing nickel. The vial is intact.
$15
Item Number mml3899
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Excellent 5/8in Side Bead Molding Plane.
This plane has an over-stamped maker's mark. It's in outstanding condition with no flaws. A great example to put to work.
$20
Item Number mml3862
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Pair of Machinist-Made 5in Inside/Outside Calipers.
These calipers were made by the same craftsman and both are in excellent usable condition.
Left-Over and Reduced to: $20
Item Number mml3560
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Starrett 4in Inside Calipers.
These calipers are in excellent condition and work perfectly. They were made by Starrett in Athol, MA. A top quality machinist's tool.
Left-Over and Reduced to: $20
Item Number mml3665
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