J Russell & CO Green River Works Tool?

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J Russell & CO Green River Works Tool?

Post by TripleF » Thu Apr 27, 2017 9:03 pm

Anybody have a clue what this might be? There's nothing sharp about it....
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Re: J Russell & CO Green River Works Tool?

Post by knife7knut » Thu Apr 27, 2017 9:36 pm

Looks like a small putty knife to me.
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Re: J Russell & CO Green River Works Tool?

Post by TripleF » Thu Apr 27, 2017 9:40 pm

I thought so too, but the pressure usually used in applying putty would require a thicker neck as in a real putty knife, at least
that's the way I looked at it.
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Post by gsmith7158 » Thu Apr 27, 2017 9:47 pm

TripleF wrote:I thought so too, but the pressure usually used in applying putty would require a thicker neck as in a real putty knife, at least
that's the way I looked at it.
Scott they made a lot of those pallette knives. Maybe an artist's tool.
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Re: J Russell & CO Green River Works Tool?

Post by montemojo » Thu Apr 27, 2017 9:57 pm

I seen Bob Ross paint with a palette knife. It was similar. It is an interesting looking tool Scott. Does it look to have paint on the handle?

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Post by TripleF » Thu Apr 27, 2017 10:17 pm

montemojo wrote:I seen Bob Ross paint with a palette knife. It was similar. It is an interesting looking tool Scott. Does it look to have paint on the handle?

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Post by montemojo » Thu Apr 27, 2017 10:27 pm

Scott, when you have some free time goggle Bob Ross painting with palette knife. There are Utube videos. I think you will enjoy. I watched him on PBS years ago and was amazed and captivated. He was a master with paint and canvas.

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Post by jerryd6818 » Thu Apr 27, 2017 10:34 pm

Putty knife, paint scraper, palette knife. When you list it on eBay, include all those and anyone looking for that type of object will recognize it. As always, measurements are imperative.
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Post by royal0014 » Fri Apr 28, 2017 6:16 am

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Post by TripleF » Fri Apr 28, 2017 7:53 am

jerryd6818 wrote:Putty knife, paint scraper, palette knife. When you list it on eBay, include all those and anyone looking for that type of object will recognize it. As always, measurements are imperative.
It's like the guy who asks me.....how long is it? Can't you see the ruler in the picture?
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Re: J Russell & CO Green River Works Tool?

Post by Berryb » Fri Apr 28, 2017 1:07 pm

Scott; I'm pretty sure it's a palette knife. this is my green river one.
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Re: J Russell & CO Green River Works Tool?

Post by bestgear » Fri Apr 28, 2017 1:12 pm

My vote is artist's palette knife. Here's a link to a fun walk down memory lane: http://industrialhistory.org/histories/ ... l-cutlery/

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