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270952 dks <dks@t...> 2020‑05‑18 Re: Scissors---re-establishing the geometry of the flats, in theory.
Strange that they would have been offered over such a wide range of lengths, no?

Don
----- Original Message -----
From: "Kirk Eppler via OldTools" 
To: "gary may" 
Cc: oldtools@s..., "Thomas Conroy" 
Sent: Monday, May 18, 2020 4:14:03 PM
Subject: Re: [OldTools] Scissors---re-establishing the geometry of the flats, in
theory.


https://archive.org/details/JWissAndSonsCatalog1911/page/n23/mode/2up

Big. 18" long big.



On Mon, May 18, 2020 at 1:02 PM gary may via OldTools <
oldtools@s...> wrote:

> Tom Conroy:
>      Wonderful stuff! I keep meaning to ask; 'big banker's shears'? I'm
> tempted to look it up myself, but where's the fun in that? Thanks for all
> that you do
>
>
> I wouldn't want to experiment on treasured big bankers' or tailors' shears
> with either of these techniques, because I think they would need a bit of
> practice.
>

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