Here’s what you said (with a couple misses in the mix):
FROM DON FOY:
That’s a drawknife. Used by woodworkers to smooth wood.
FROM RANDY MANKIN:
That appears to be similar to the draw knife (a woodworking tool) that my Grandad used for shaving and shaping planks.
FROM MELANIE SKILLMAN:
I’m not sure of the official name, but it looks like a knife that would be used to shave bark off logs.
FROM MARILYN HOLMAN:
This week’s Whats’it is a two handle hand saw for cutting big rounds of cheese.
FROM STAN SCHWARTZ:
I’m gonna say it’s an old pizza slicer. Ya know from before they invented the wheel.
FROM PAUL COATES:
It’s a draw knife for woodworking. The single beveled blade is either drawn toward you or away from you to shape a wood surface. The adjustable handles allow the worker to change the handle angle or fold them flat for storage.
FROM LARISSA DONOVAN:
I think that’s an old drawknife for woodworking. I think my Guv (grandfather, long story) had one in his shop.
FROM JON WHITNEY:
A folding drawknife used in carpentry and associated woodworking. The handles of this one fold up to make storage a little easier and to protect the blade. I have 12 of them. A talented person can do wonders with them, particularly in chair-making and other areas demanding bark removal, making a concave area, etc.
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