1013: Tiikku key, hold it on the sensor and it lets you into Finnish
1014: Saw, or rasp (can't tell from just a side view) with adjustable
1015: We call them 'spoons' Used for turning the sharp corner on a
board into a bunch of gouges connected by splinters.
1016: Big spring compressor?
1018: Load binder, or tarp tensioner?
Posting from rec.crafts.metalworking as usual.
1013) It appears to be associated with something like a bullet-proof
vest, so it may be something like pain-killer pills inside. I
would like to see the side view, to know whether it unscrews or
1014) A saw designed for cutting a groove to a preset depth, perhaps
for glass to slide in as sliding fronts to a display case.
1015) This is designed to round the corner of something made of wood.
The handle is mostly parallel to the edge being rounded, at an
elevation angle of perhaps 15-30 degrees, and with the rounded
curve down towards the edge, with the edge falling into the
elliptical hole. The two ends cut different radiuses of
1016) This looks like a tool for seating the end (lid) into a wooden
The hooks fit under the bottom end of the barrel.
1017a) Another version of sundial, perhaps with navigational functions
1017b) This one seems to include a model of the world as perceived by
those who made it at that time (pre Columbus).
1017c) Perhaps for mapping star and constellation locations? It looks
as though there is a ponter to the right which should point
1018) Hmm ... a can opener on steroids? Perhaps for opening steel
Now to see what others have guessed.
P.S. It looks as though we are approaching another of the triple-X
subject lines, so I guess that we'll have to go back to Arabic
numerals until that is past. :-)
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1013: Electronic key. Works in an electronic lock which has a keyhole
that looks like an oversized watch battery holder, and usually activates
a magnetic strike.
1014: Saw for cutting variable-depth slots into wood.
1015: Perhaps a nail-puller. Wouldn't be very effective as one though.
1016: For removing the cardboard box from obscenely-tightly
styrofoam-packed items. (OK, perhaps not, but I think it's a press
for removing the outer covering of something)
1017: The Daily Planet :-). They're all spherical astrolabes. The
third one might be a sun-centered one.
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