Posting this cross-posted followup from rec.crafts.metalworking
2935) Intersting. without the swining arms and stop screw, it looks
like something designed to scribe and break glass panes. A bit
older than the ones with hardened rollers for scribing the
glass. The notches *are* of varying thickness, are they not?
The arms might be for following a guide to produce a straight
scribe (better/easier breaks than a curved line).
It could benefit from a wooden handle on the far end.
2936) A wall mounted rack for hanging something like screwdrivers or
perhaps drill bits for wood.
I think that it is a tool for cutting back grass at the edge of
a concrete sidewalk. A foot steps on the straight edge to drive
it into the soil/grass.
2938) Perhaps a tool for dispensing a single drop of oil onto some
Not really enough detail for any better guess.
2939) No real guess -- except perhaps for something for chopping up
vegetable matter? Cyclic motion applied to the projection to
the side, and a chain going up from the eye to hold it vertical?
2940) Sorry -- no guess.
Now to post and then see what others have suggested.
My best guess at this is a poleaxe (pole axe or pollax).
A barbaric but efficient tool used in the slaughter of livestock.
I have a couple which are not too dissimilar in design.
AFAIK, the use of them in UK was banned in the 1930's.
HomeOwnersHub.com is a website for homeowners and building and maintenance pros. It is not affiliated with any of the manufacturers or service providers discussed here.
All logos and trade names are the property of their respective owners.