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  • #16
    Hey Flylo!
    Stop buying stuff!
    I thought you were selling up?

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    • #17
      Originally posted by A.K. Boomer View Post

      you know, just because you put the word "Victorian" ahead of your answer does not mean it's right... I mean - it's not a picture nail fer cri sakes lol
      Well, they sure didn't have batteries back then.... the wealthy probably had steam engines but I bet most were hand-cranked.

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      • #18
        I'm selling bigs & buying smalls, I don't even need the forklift for this. I bought a new shooting stool too. Swivels, goes up & down, should work fine. Got this for $5 https://easifile.com/ 18" x 27" x 47"

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        • #19
          Originally posted by flylo View Post
          Made in Sweden, looks old
          A canoodle peeler???
          The shortest distance between two points is a circle of infinite diameter.

          Bluewater Model Engineering Society at https://sites.google.com/site/bluewatermes/

          Southwestern Ontario. Canada

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          • #20
            Most of my cousins, uncles, and aunts, are Swedes. It seems every household had a loom.
            S E Michigan

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            • #21
              Originally posted by nickel-city-fab View Post

              Well, they sure didn't have batteries back then.... the wealthy probably had steam engines but I bet most were hand-cranked.
              I guess that's where the bands "Pink Floyd" and "Steely Dan" got their names from... and for awhile just part of being a "good doctor" for your female patient's ...

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              • #22
                Yes, a Victorian "egg-beater" anti-hysteria device. Similar roots to hysterectomy.

                In the movie "Stripes" Bill Murray got a female MP hot with an egg-beater...
                http://pauleschoen.com/pix/PM08_P76_P54.png
                Paul , P S Technology, Inc. and MrTibbs
                USA Maryland 21030

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                • #23
                  It looks like part of an old ice cream maker, less the bucket.

                  JL....

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                  • #24
                    Originally posted by mickeyf View Post
                    Click image for larger version  Name:	winder_2.jpg Views:	208 Size:	282.2 KB ID:	1858214Click image for larger version  Name:	winder_1.jpg Views:	211 Size:	288.1 KB ID:	1858212This is a bobbin winder for a floor loom. 6 or 7 careers ago, back in the day, my wife and I made handwoven clothing and did the craft fair circuit. A bobbin presses onto the tapered spindle for winding yarn. The bobbin in then placed in the shuttle of the loom and thrown back and forth to make the weft. I made several of these but with sewing machine motors than than hand cranked. Pictures shortly.
                    This is still the most likely correct answer and by a very wide margin, too.
                    Location: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada

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