Spoke Sharpener Trimmer Pointer Brace Bit - MILLERS FALLS *SOLD*
An interesting vintage wheelwrights spoke sharpener, trimmer or pointer.
Believed to be a number 101 by MILLERS FALLS, USA but with no obvious maker's marks.
Fitted with a 17/8 inch wide double slotted cutter.
This tidy example also retains its often missing depth rod or bar, a simple steel rod that fits into a hole in the bit, adjustable by means of the wing screw that threads through both the body of the sharpener and the bit to fix the depth rod in place.
21/4 inch diameter opening tapering down to approximately 1/2".
Patches of the original black finish remain.
All parts move freely and tighten securely.
5 inches overall.