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Offline coolford

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Obviously expensive bevel. but who made it?
« on: December 08, 2018, 04:05:22 PM »
Lots of brass and rosewood or other exotic wood but no marks.  Wonder who made it?

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Re: Obviously expensive bevel. but who made it?
« Reply #1 on: December 08, 2018, 04:24:04 PM »
Hello, Coolford. I am guessing you already checked the blade for markings?? Regards, Lou
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Re: Obviously expensive bevel. but who made it?
« Reply #2 on: December 08, 2018, 08:31:51 PM »
I have had quite a few similar bevels (non-Stanley, usually made in CT).  The markings were often lightly stamped on the wood.

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Re: Obviously expensive bevel. but who made it?
« Reply #3 on: December 09, 2018, 07:08:20 AM »
Yes, checked the blade and the wood, cannot see anything that might be a mark.

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Re: Obviously expensive bevel. but who made it?
« Reply #4 on: December 09, 2018, 07:17:03 AM »
Hello, Coolford. There is a similar one on ebay, seller has it listed as un-marked. Regards, Lou
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Re: Obviously expensive bevel. but who made it?
« Reply #5 on: December 09, 2018, 03:28:26 PM »
I know we've all had this thought from time to time:

"Who in the world would make such a cool tool and not put their name on it?"
The ORIGINAL Northwoods.

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Re: Obviously expensive bevel. but who made it?
« Reply #6 on: December 19, 2018, 08:40:59 PM »
Maker's name / mark ( a) lightly stamped in the brass & subsequently wore off  (b) on paper label which promptly wore off  (c) was on the box which was used to light the stove in the workshop the first frosty morning  (d) was made by a true craftsman for his own use & outlived him by a century & still going strong. (take your pick)

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Re: Obviously expensive bevel. but who made it?
« Reply #7 on: December 20, 2018, 06:29:36 AM »
Stan---maybe several of the above. :grin:

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Re: Obviously expensive bevel. but who made it?
« Reply #8 on: December 20, 2018, 01:52:33 PM »
I recognize that tool, It's a really cheaply made Chinese knockoff. Send it to me and I'll just throw it in with the rest of my cheap knock offs. ;-)
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Re: Obviously expensive bevel. but who made it?
« Reply #9 on: December 20, 2018, 02:32:28 PM »
It is probably not cheap enough for you so I will just keep it. :grin: