Treasure you found today

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  1. Miller White

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    I figured maybe a thread to show off all the treasures you may find on a Saturday out and about.

    Let's see what you all find and bring home:cool:

    This haul of treasure I brough home yesterday evening.

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    Happy Hunting:dblthumb::44:
     
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    I found this sucker while out and about today. Gonna clean it up and hang it on the wall!

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    I have to admit I'm drooling over your finds. In the bottom left of the pic. Is that a large U gouge of some kind?
    Cheers Jim
     
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    Thanks Jim, it took a lot of fun haggling, almost my favorite part.
    Yes it is a gouge, maybe near full "U", I will look again later, take a couple closer pics of I can.
     
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    Hi @Zunga
    I think this is the one...
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    20190316_144234.jpg Just a made in U.S.A. Ontario, Old Hickory for $2.
     
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    I know very little about knives and makers, however I have had a few Ontario Knife pieces before, an old hickory just like yours too.
    All seem to be good steel.
    This is what I have kept from Ontario Knife...
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    As a carver that could be a very useful tool. Not having a large gouge has limited me more than once. Clean that up if you can. You can make Bowls and kuksa all day long that one. Very nice score!:35:
    Cheers Jim
     
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    Dang nice booty there.
    If i did that today, my kids would have been stuck in tow. Also my oldest would be saying "mommy is gonna kick your ass!"
     
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    Good haul lad. joe
     
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    I know that! My two boys are my wifes "eyes & ears".
    Anything that is not free to $5 and just down the road...I keep covert, black ops, off the books, solo missions only:cool::dblthumb:
     
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    Thank you @Zunga
    I will clean it up, and use one of the handles I also had come in...I will post up when that day happens:)
     
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    1$ for this sweet swiss army knife and 6$ for this nice waist pack, which i think will solve one of my hiking problems which is i carry my cam in an over the shoulder sling bag so i need a way to carry water and a small kit that does not go over a shoulder.

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    That day style pack , I have a few similar all removable from the top bonnet portion of my larger backpacks. As I wore it a lot, yours also may have straps that extend enough so if desired or necessitated you could carry it messenger bag style and sling it over a shoulder comfortably...I would snug it up under and over the shoulder for moving quick and thru the thick if bushwacking.
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    I do know that it is modular in the fact that the pocket part can be removed. As so....

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    I bid on a really amazing vintage Mattsson mora on Ebay and I'm worried I won't get outbid. My wife will murder me if I win! I've got two hours to find out if I live or not....
     
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    Post pictures before she finds out...maybe you will get lucky, survive and get to keep it :D

    You need to create your own slush fund man:cool:
     
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    If I was limited to local fleamarkets and garage sales I'd be safe. Having access to Ebay on my phone is dangerous.
     
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    Oh, crap...... $32.66

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    It was nice knowing you boys. She is gonna murder me in the morning.
     
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    Quick, go buy her something of equal or greater value.
     
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    When you're tight on money that doesn't work.....
     
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    Someone said treasure? This is from last September:

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    And all the steel I've rescued from pawn shops for a song... I've got bins lol.
     
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    I'm still alive and boys!
     
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    Anyone have any ideas for how to make a mask from a skull like that?
     
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    I hope you really keep that because you have a much older version of the same machete offered today and yours is better.
     
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    It's a keeper 110%

    I may clean and put a stone to it in the future but that is it. I like to maintain its condition, I am just amazed to have found it as intact and complete with scabbard and belt, all in great condition considering.

    Thanks @Medicine maker
     
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    I'm flying at 557 mph toward home but I am not going fast enough! I'm going to go out and push.....

    I have two Ebay purchases waiting for me at home! I'll have fun sharpening them up when I get home around 6 PM tonight.
     
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    Local Flea Mart find.
    17" Nicolhsons Magi-cut Machinist file with handle. $1.50
    Needs a bit of cleaning..but heck yeah. 20190322_134114.jpg 20190322_134136.jpg 20190322_134157.jpg 20190322_134157.jpg
     
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    i found 37 cents a 1/2 roll of butter rum lifesavers and about 6 pieces of stale popcorn suffed in the couch !!!
     
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    This one here...belongs to parents...now just mom...but, seems shell she'll be her a spell... maybe longer...well see. Sweet lil pup named Sammy. IMG_20190322_130912160.jpg IMG_20190322_152127250_TOP.jpg
     
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    Got a kitty two... Bells saying "hi!"... Seem to be just fine together...
     
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    C969292A-1B3C-4B05-A2BF-7AD2B2E21A92.jpeg I didn’t find this, it found me. Given to me by a friend. Just needed new gasket, new pump cup, and new Check Valve. And fresh alcohol. With a change of orifice and removal of burner tubes, it will burn kerosene too.
     
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    My dog left a treasure for me on the dining room floor this morning...but I wont post a pic of that:4:
     
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    63863692-EB79-464C-8161-B4B7FBD16DB6.jpeg E497C0C0-373D-49CC-9AEB-69828A0F4C16.jpeg Got out today for a bit of prospecting with my detector.
     
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    Billnas 1934 cant dog

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    Shes a brute yet lightweight and smooth to use
     
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    This little treasure was a great score!

    Stanley NO. 79 Side Rabbet Plane
    Left or Right Handed

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    Great condition and complete, with both Stanely Blades.
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    Picked these up over the weekend. No markings on either of the roofers hatchets. The axe head is marked Trojan. I also picked up a few handles. Main one I was looking for was a good double bit for an axe I found at a yard sale a while back.

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    These are some I got from my grandad while clearing out his shop. I just added the handle to the ball peen. The hammer was loose and cracked so I tightened it up and then wrapped the handle. The old shingle hatchet needs a new handle and I started a thread about how to tackle the broad axe.
     

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    Stopped at a long-picked-over garage sale and found a "different" Imacasa machete. Not too bad for $1... 20190330_165831.jpg 20190330_165840.jpg 20190330_165854.jpg 20190330_165906.jpg
     
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    My wife bought me this today at a flea market a thousand miles away. $5

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    Not used or even truly vintage, but I recently found an old-school hardware store that still carried USA made Nicholson files. Wrapped in old wax paper was their legendary "axe file" which I purchased for $8.
    Sadly I only had a $10 on me, and haven't been able to get back there to buy more.
     
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    Don't think to hard or long about it...
     
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    I was out near a favorite junk shop yesterday and stopped in, no axes but I did score this mallet stamped 2.
    ...and when I arrived home my mother in law was visiting, she had the Craftsman for me, given to her free at a local flea market.

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    It's a shame the handle on the Craftsman is cracked. The mallet is begging to whack
     
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    Not a lot of treasure this weekend(just getting back on my foots) but I did make it to the flea market and found a robert Klaas coal miner knife (pictured)and a Sabre China lock back just like the other one I have but with bone scales instead of plastic. And a small 2 blade imperial pocket knife. Both of these have carbon blades. Can't take pics of the last 2 yet they are soaking over night in oil. IMG_20190406_130348.jpg
     
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    I was armchair hunting Sunday, and the treasure arrived safely yesterday afternoon.

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    A nice old lady I know gave me an abused Boy's axe a couple of days ago. The only markings are DY and 2 1/2. I bought a 28" Link Boy's axe handle at the hardware store for $16. Everything looks as if it will go together nicely.
     
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    I made an offer and BAM!
    Delivered yesterday afternoon.
    Perfectly timed delivery, as my wife had just stepped out.

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    The Victory came with this complimentary lapel pin...of a crosscut!!:cool::dblthumb:
     
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