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Tool identification


#1

Over the years I have bought tools at various workshops I took.

I found this one, but can’t remember how/why this is used.

Thanks for your help, Marna


#2

Looks like a watch band spring bar removal tool.


#3

A couple guesses only: 1. to tighten fine coiled wire or fiigree. 2.
to tighten knots when stringing beads. 3. The notch is a starter hole
to coil wire on the pin. Rob


#4

Looks like a prong pusher to me.


#5
Over the years I have bought tools at various workshops I took. 
I found this one, but can't remember how/why this is used. 

I used to make a tarted up version of this to sell to lace makers to
use as a pin lifter. They push pins into a pillow right up to the
head and eventually they have to get them out. There may be scores of
pins and extracting them bare handed is hard on their finger nails.

Chris Smythe


#6

My guess is that is for making jump rings. Putting the end of the
wire in the split holds it in place when you start turning the tool
to coil the wire on it.

Janet in Jerusalem


#7

If you took a class in watchband making, it could be the tool used
to put the pins into the watch case.


#8

Could make jump rings, bends in wire, "S"s in wire, etc.

John


#9

Your tool is used for bending wire, often in filigree work,
sometimes in forming metal for delicate enamel work. Tom