Stanley 45 – what are these parts do?

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    Benjamin Warncke
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    I bought a Stanley 45 on Ebay. Currently in the process of cleaning it. It came with a bunch of blades and also some loose pieces. I don’t think they belong to the Stanley 45. But what are they used for? What are they?

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    Dave Ring
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    None of these items are for a Stanley 45. The bits in the bottom row are for a Stanley or North Bros. Yankee push drill.

    Dave

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    Benjamin Warncke
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    Thanks Dave, I’ve never heard of a “Yankee push drill”.

    #553651

    YrHenSaer
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    Stanley Spiral-Ratchet screw-driver….. aka Yankee Push-Drill.

    They come in various iterations by many makers, including a variant that uses small drills as well as interchangeable screw-driver heads…………
    Been around for decades.

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    Dave Ring
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    Here’s a short article with pictures of various Yankee push drills. They are very handy and can often be found cheap.

    https://oldtoolsnstuff.com/yankee-push-drills

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    • This reply was modified 8 months, 3 weeks ago by  Dave Ring.
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    markh
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    The square head bolts at the top could be from an old lathe as could the item in the top right of the first photo.

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