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Matt
What is it?

I found this unusual tool in my fathers toolbox, and he had never seen it before. It is very interesting, to me, and I am wondering if anyone knows what this is.
It is roughly 8 inches long, and resembles an awl. Except that the shaft is jagged, and it has a screw tip. My first thought was that it is used to bore holes in leather, but I wanted to see what others had to say. Any information would be greatly appreciated.

See pictures at:
http://imgur.com/a/qFs1y

HoustonRemodeler
Re: What is it?

Its a narrow rasp, used for filing the insides of wooden items. No idea what type of items....

keith3267
Re: What is it?

It kinda looks like an old tire rasp, used to prep a hole in a tire before inserting a plug. This one would date back to early tubeless tires.

bill
Re: What is it?
keith3267 wrote:

It kinda looks like an old tire rasp, used to prep a hole in a tire before inserting a plug. This one would date back to early tubeless tires.

Yes i have one just like it but with a plastic handle, I have used it many many times as i am always picking up screws or nails in my tires on work sites.

HoustonRemodeler
Re: What is it?

Ahhhhh yes they are correct. I remember now

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