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5:39 pm on Sep 17, 2005 (gmt 0)

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Welcome Fooites!

A simple gizmo [images14.fotki.com] for this weeks quiz! All that's needed to win is the name and specific application of this gizmo.

Everyone can play and this week we're offering free parking [images.net3media.com] to everyone that takes the plunge [allfunnypictures.com] and joins in (you know you really want to....).

9:22 pm on Sept 17, 2005 (gmt 0)

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Smaller versions of this tool were used for making chairs and other furniture. Used in the opposite manner from a spoon bit. I think this one cuts stock up to just under 2". Some versions cut up to a little over 2 1/2".
9:27 pm on Sept 17, 2005 (gmt 0)

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Bit for making veneer strips?
9:28 pm on Sept 17, 2005 (gmt 0)

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So is it called a brace and used for making chairs and other furniture?
9:29 pm on Sept 17, 2005 (gmt 0)

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Is it a router for making mouldings out of wood, like you get around a door frame or skirting board?
9:31 pm on Sept 17, 2005 (gmt 0)

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The bit (gizmo) is used in a brace for making something a bit larger than furniture.

Not for making veneer or moldings.

9:35 pm on Sept 17, 2005 (gmt 0)

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Was it used in making wheels for a wagon (going back to an earlier clue)?
9:39 pm on Sept 17, 2005 (gmt 0)

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Barker Tenon Cutter
9:49 pm on Sept 17, 2005 (gmt 0)

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[google.com...]

google gives me 5 results out of 1300+

looks to me like it is a tenon cutter or pointer that can be used in spoke like objects as small as tiny chairs for dolls - up to spokes on wheels - or rails for baniiesters/railings.

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You guys (trillianjedi and ChrisR) are so close - right application - just need the name of the gizmo.
9:52 pm on Sept 17, 2005 (gmt 0)

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Found it - I think:

Adjustable Depth Spoke Pointer:

[mjdtools.com...]

for putting the point on spokes as in above furniture, rails, anything that has a tenon [I think If I have the vocab right]

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Might also be called a hargrave
9:54 pm on Sept 17, 2005 (gmt 0)

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Congrats ChrisR! - spoke pointer
9:59 pm on Sept 17, 2005 (gmt 0)

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WooHoo - So where do I pick up the truck? Oh wait - it is in a tree. Crap.
10:07 pm on Sept 17, 2005 (gmt 0)

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Congrats Chris ;-)`

The truck [webmasterworld.com] is there for the taking....

Good gizmo coconutz ;-)

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Excellent - well done all around.
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