Millers Falls Hand Drills


Millers Falls Hand Drill No 2 - 1938 model.



This release went into production in 1938 and lasted until 1957, when 2A version was introduced.  It established itself as one of the best and stable models.

Millers Falls catalog describes this drill as:

Single speed hand drill with two pinions. Malleable 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 type chuck adjustable from 0 to 3/8 inch.  Bright parts nickel plated.  This is the first year - 1938 - when second pinion was introduced.  Length is 14 1/2 inch. Weight is 2 1/2 lbs. 

 Main and crank handles are in hardwood, stained and lacquered.



Price: $265.00
Item: 238-No2-1938

This drill is available by Pre-order:

Send email to with the following information:

1. Please confirm the drill/brace you want.

2. I will send you an invoice through PayPal for the drill and shipping. I will need your email for PayPal account if you have one.  Even if you don't, you can still pay there with any credit card.

3. I will need your zip code.

4. Please send me your phone number.

5. Please pay charges using PayPal and link in the invoice email.

6. I will put you on the waiting list as soon as I receive your payment.

7. The drill /brace will be shipped to you within 36 to 32 weeks.

After payment is received, your order will be placed on the waiting list.  After restoration work is complete, your order will be shipped to the address associated with your payment.  The waiting time is 36 to 39 weeks.



Main frame and gear fully stripped, re-painted and baked.  Side and crank handle sanded, re-stained with red mahogany and painted with 3 layers of lacquer.  Main handle sanded and re-stained with red mahogany and topped of with 3 layers of lacquer.  Chuck disassembled, cleaned inside and out.  All inside surfaces polished, including jaws for smooth operation.  All gear tight and smooth.  Super nice!  Great addition to your toolbox. Lovely Tool! Ready for work.



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