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  Millers Falls Hand Drill No. 2-A, 1957 model, Tigerwood Handle  

This model went into production in 1957.  This specific variation was produced sometime in 1960s.

Millers Falls catalog describes this drill as:

Single speed hand drill with two pinions. Die cast, iron frame is enameled black. Drive gear is painted red. Tropical hardwood main handle with hollow storage for drill bits and cap. "Chef's cap" side handle.

Ball thrust bearing on spindle. Three-jaw, spring chuck adjustable from 0 to 3/8 inch. Bright parts nickel plated.



Item #:  257-No. 2A-1957-8

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Fully restored: 

Main frame fully stripped and re-painted.  Side and crank handle sanded and finished with mahogany poly. Main handle sanded, polished and treated with 6 layers of BLO. The final finish is six layers of Birchwood Casey Tru-Oil Gunstock Finish Liquid. It is probably one of the best high quality finish for exotic hard wood.

Gear tight and very smooth.  Chuck disassembled, cleaned inside and out.  All inside surfaces polished, including jaws for smooth operation.  Greased, oiled, tuned and checked.


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