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    Unknown pliers - do YOU know what their purpose is? - metalmagpie




  • #2
    Well what do they look like??? :-)
    ...lew...

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    • #3
      Glass breaking/nibbling tool perhaps for stained glass work, or maybe an early style for tile? Just a guess.
      Location: North Central Texas

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      • #4
        Joel has it right.
        I seldom do anything within the scope of logical reason and calculated cost/benefit, etc- I'm following my passion-

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        • #5
          They looked to me as if they might be used to flatten a bent over edge, on sheet metal. Alistair
          Please excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease

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          • #6
            Thats a tool the veterinarians use to harvest mountain oysters

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            • #7
              Glass tool - that makes sense, among other things the former owner was a glass artist. Thanks!

              metalmagpie

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              • #8
                http://knipex-tools.com/fileadmin/si.../91311804k.jpg
                Here is the current version
                Bill
                I cut it off twice and it's still too short!

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                • #9
                  A shoemaker's lasting plier.

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                  • #10
                    I bet they were made for glass blowers to handle round tubes.

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