Millers Falls Hand Drills

  Millers Falls Hand Drill No 2 -1929.  Stained Hardwood Handles.  

Millers Falls No. 2 hand drills built between 1929 and 1938 were all based on a frame with reinforced spindle housing.

During this almost ten-year period, many details of this drill changed. In the second part of 1930s the company began manufacturing parts for this drill that later became a standard on two-pinion drills introduced in 1938.

Some of those parts were wide crank plate and chef’s cap side handle. The wooden handles were also built from different wood species and finished in various ways.

One of these rare, almost experimental, wooden parts were made in domestic hardwood, stained in red mahogany and finished with thick layer of lacquer.

The drill presented here is one of these rare examples. All handles are made in domestic hardwood and originally were finished in red mahogany and lacquered.

The finish I use is different from the original. It is a Red Mahogany Polyurethane.


Price: $265.00



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International buyers will receive separate invoice with S&H cost after purchase is complete.


Millers Falls catalog describes this drill as:


Malleable iron, black enameled frame; large gear painted red; other metal parts nickeled.

Hollow End Handle, with screw cap, shaped so tool may be used as a breast drill, and spare bits. Removable side grip handle.


Cut Gears with adjustable friction roll to equalize bearing. Pinion of Steel, Ball Thrust Bearing.  Reinforced spindle housing.


Chuck of Star pattern with 3 jaws opening with springs, which are Protected From Injury and Will Not Get Out of Order, and Closing Evenly on, and Centering Accurately, round shanks from 0 to 3/8 inch in diameter.




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