Thursday, August 6, 2009

Set 296

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1687. Around 6" long, submitted by a visitor:

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1688. 3-1/2" long:

1689. 7" long:

1690. 4" long, take a look at Neatorama for more guesses on this item and a chance to win a Stickman prize:

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Submitted by Willem Kossen

1691. Approximately 42" long:

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1692. Another one sent in by a visitor:

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  1. 1690 is a heat sink to carry heat away from semiconductors

    1692 is a motorized drum switch

  2. 1687 is a featherboard. A device that is clamped to a table saw or router table to hold the work against a fence while feeding it through.

  3. I agree 1689 is a featherboard.
    1688 is a clip to hold a small microphone in place on clothing.

  4. Correct answers so far:

    1687. woodworker's featherboard
    1690. heat sink

    1692. drum switch, I think this is in the right ballpark

  5. 1691 Wagon wheel spoke tenon cutter.

  6. 1688 is a clip that goes on dry cleaning hangers.