What's new

Mystery hones... Let's see what you have

Attachments

  • 20240317_224818.jpg
    20240317_224818.jpg
    278.8 KB · Views: 4
  • 20240317_224836.jpg
    20240317_224836.jpg
    18.4 KB · Views: 4
Ozuku - 大突
For what it's worth, 突 is one of the kanji which your browser will conceivably attempt to render in Chinese (with five separate components) rather than Japanese (with two), if you don't tell it otherwise by adding Japanese as one of your browser languages.

This is rather by the by, since neither rendering is the same as the one on the stone, which I would imagine predates kanji simplification post WWII.
 
Bought this one, these are the seller picks. Was hoping this might be an Ark, what does the cognoscenti think is hiding under here? I will degrease and lap it when it gets here:
1710969946820.png

1710969977346.png
 
  • Like
Reactions: Wid
Someone I know inherited this stone from their grandfather, and I thought I'd post it here for some enlightenment. It's marked "Du-Plx Carbo Hone Co. 600 Gumbel DLDG. Kansas City, Missouri" and "Patent Pending". Clearly carborundum. It has grooves in it, so I presume it's a flattening stone, but could it be a hone in itself? I tried searching for the company online but couldn't find much.

20240327_154426.jpg

20240327_154422.jpg

20240327_154432.jpg
 
9,1/8" X 2" ; cleaning with nitro thinner
 

Attachments

  • 07.jpg
    07.jpg
    2.7 MB · Views: 23
  • 06.jpg
    06.jpg
    3.2 MB · Views: 25
  • 05.jpg
    05.jpg
    3.2 MB · Views: 18
  • 04.jpg
    04.jpg
    3.1 MB · Views: 17
  • 03.jpg
    03.jpg
    3.4 MB · Views: 19
  • 02.jpg
    02.jpg
    2.9 MB · Views: 17
  • 01.jpg
    01.jpg
    2.9 MB · Views: 15
Hard to tell. Glue side looks like probably washita, but not clean enough to be sure.

First two pics during/post lapping there's too much swarf left on the stone and they are too blurry. Picture next to the lapping block, kind of looks like a Tam in the bottom right corner, but again, can't be sure till you show it clean... wet would probably help make the markings more obvious too. You may need to wash it off and take another picture.


If I had to guess, I'd say Tam going off pic 05... but I'd also say Washita going off pic 06.
 
Very muddy lap. Not hard. 7 1/8x1 27/32x7/8. The saw marks that were there were thin and deep and even on the bottom where it was not dished.
PXL_20240412_212756510.jpg
PXL_20240412_212824177.jpg
PXL_20240412_212923782.jpg
PXL_20240412_212957547.jpg
PXL_20240412_213005214.jpg
 
Hard to tell. Glue side looks like probably washita, but not clean enough to be sure.

First two pics during/post lapping there's too much swarf left on the stone and they are too blurry. Picture next to the lapping block, kind of looks like a Tam in the bottom right corner, but again, can't be sure till you show it clean... wet would probably help make the markings more obvious too. You may need to wash it off and take another picture.


If I had to guess, I'd say Tam going off pic 05... but I'd also say Washita going off pic 06.
Last night I grabbed my tub off sg to dump down my drain that was clogging and when I picked up the bucket there were 2 stones in it that I'd gotten for song, both pretty unidentifiable when I put them in 4+ months ago. One was a very burnished fine India. The other identical to my pike no.1, had spots fractured out of the bottom due to being pried out of the box just like the other(but the pike still had the stamped box). I count that a win I guess, because the good Lord knows I need another washita around here for some reason.
 
Top Bottom