After rooting around in old houses this weekend, I picked up a pantograph and some fountain pens to add to my art supplies.  These two pen-shaped things were among my purchases.  Anyone know what they are?  My guess on the red one is a) a burin of some sort or a quilling tool, but the blue and white one is a total mystery.  Any help??

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Comment by Georgia Grigoriadou on February 23, 2011 at 10:02am

the second is for stained glass technique.

to cover with copper foil the pieces of glass.....

(i also make stained glass - vitreau)

Comment by Georgia Grigoriadou on February 23, 2011 at 10:01am
Comment by Georgia Grigoriadou on February 23, 2011 at 9:58am
sorry! not cooper foil but cooper layers....
Comment by Georgia Grigoriadou on February 23, 2011 at 9:56am

i know the first one!

it is for copper foil to make curves...

i have one and i used it when i was really kid to make copper foil works.... (7 to 10 years old...)

Comment by Jen Staggs on February 10, 2011 at 9:14pm
I Bet you are right!  It does look like a wheel would go in there.  It didn't arrive with any other parts, but I bet you are on to something!
Comment by Jennie Hinchcliff on February 10, 2011 at 7:40am
The top one is a burnisher, used back-in-the-day for rubbing down Letraset or rub on type...
The bottom guy truly -is- a mystery. Some sort of carving tool? Or maybe a ruling pen of some kind?...
Comment by Jen Staggs on February 8, 2011 at 2:49am
Or picking your friend's nose...
Comment by andytgeezer on February 8, 2011 at 2:48am
I imagine that the second on is for like, picking your nose or something right?
Comment by andytgeezer on February 8, 2011 at 2:47am
The top one is an embossing tool
Comment by Marie Wintzer on February 2, 2011 at 12:05am
I have seen the first one before, but no idea what it is. Angie, nice try, LOL, the best sushi are eaten with your hands. Hmmm, would be really helpful for noodles though...

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