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    Post Antique Post and Beam Hand Drill

    From the TOH ****** Editors Inbox, Gordon B. of Nashua, IA asks:

    "My great grandfather used this drill to drill peg-holes in barn beams. I can't seem to find anyone to tell me more about it. Can you tell me more or direct me to someone who can ?"


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    Default Re: Antique Post and Beam Hand Drill

    Scroll down to the bottom of this page:

    http://www.old-woodworking-tools.com.../pages/052.htm
    HTH

    Dave

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    Default Re: Antique Post and Beam Hand Drill

    Is there a name or anything else stamped or cast in or on it?

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    Default Re: Antique Post and Beam Hand Drill

    Hello from ohio,try Roy underhill on pbs.........he loves those old tools.....I do too, tho I am not able to help you @ this time..Or the amish carpenters...they still use them....or Ernie conover he has a timber framing class. I do know how-ever you do sit on the drill to uset it ..... I hope this message finds you well....Timothy ps..Ted Benson hes a real wood god......

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    Default Re: Antique Post and Beam Hand Drill

    Quote Originally Posted by unityroad View Post
    Hello from ohio,try Roy underhill on pbs.........he loves those old tools.....I do too, tho I am not able to help you @ this time..Or the amish carpenters...they still use them....or Ernie conover he has a timber framing class. I do know how-ever you do sit on the drill to uset it ..... I hope this message finds you well....Timothy ps..Ted Benson hes a real wood god......
    its hard to get out of a rutt............whenyour making them.

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