1920s Label Paster [Restoration]

This restoration is on a 1920s Stikfast Label Paster made by The A.V. Ross Co. of Norwood, Ohio, USA. This tool seems to be fairly rare as there are only a few examples online and not much about the company that made it. The patent for it can be found here: patents.google.com/patent/US1615778A
The label paster top is copper plated for some reason, but the bottom is not. I do not know why. I really liked the look of copper, brass, and iron used in this machine. The brass components were stone-washed and lightly repaired. Some brass discs had cracks in them, but not large enough to affect the function of the tool.
I decided to get some practice on hand painting brass labels and took the time to do just that with the smallest brush I could find.
I feel like this tool would not be very practical since the glue in the bottom part would start to harden if it wasn't always being used. I also imagine that cleanup would be more time than it's worth.
It's nice to do some work on a smaller and less complicated tool after spending months on a chainsaw.
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  • What helps you decide to use Evapo-rust or a sandblaster?

    AnUngodliestNerdAnUngodliestNerd16 saatler önce
  • 10:10 Ja man! :D :D :D

    NihiliusNihilius18 saatler önce
  • 6:22 copper / bronze plated to prevent rust I suppose.

    Dominique NoelDominique Noel19 saatler önce
  • 325 dislikes from OSHA lol

    Clayton MashburnClayton Mashburn2 gün önce
  • video to long..ples fast

    azrin yenazrin yen2 gün önce
  • Que loko kkkk🤣🤣🤣

    Ferreira HelenaFerreira Helena2 gün önce
  • useless

    kıvanç erakçorakıvanç erakçora2 gün önce
  • ♥️👍🏻

    YANINAYANINA3 gün önce
  • Like 100 years from now someone restoring a stapler or some shit...oh I know! A cigarette rolling machine ...ya know? WHY?

    Dougie QuickDougie Quick3 gün önce
  • And? Basically? A complete waste of effort ...well other than entertainment value ...besides that however? practically speaking? yes a waste? One of of a vast number of BORING things from 100 years ago ....IMHO anyway....but what do I know?

    Dougie QuickDougie Quick3 gün önce
  • 10:27 ふしぎなおどり

    yosi1989yosi19894 gün önce
  • H

    Sonny Tong BrevaSonny Tong Breva4 gün önce
  • Very cool!

    Ray, PhilipRay, Philip4 gün önce
  • Omg those scissors made my anus clench so hard I almost created a micro-black hole.

    Keith KlassenKeith Klassen4 gün önce

      Keith KlassenKeith Klassen4 gün önce
  • 4:15 oh taht's new one

    타마타마5 gün önce
  • Hey Hand Tool Rescue! Was just wondering, did you have a "Master" restorer teach you all of the techniques that you use, or was it just time in the shop/tinkering that all your experience came from? Love all of the videos!! Also, I missed your amazing 80's sitcom intro, one of my favorite parts!

    Christopher RobertsonChristopher Robertson6 gün önce
  • Что она делает?

    waqt groupwaqt group8 gün önce
  • Was that an oil filter wrench at the 8:05 mark?

    Jason Paul WhiteJason Paul White8 gün önce
  • Awesome video as always! I have a pro tip for your bandsaw when you are cutting small objects, but the baseplate has a huge opening around the blade, as seen at 11:36 You can take a sacrificial wooden plate, cut it until it lines up with the rear of the baseplate, then put a pair of visegrips to hold it down. you can now cut the small pieces precisely since the sacrificial plate will provide support all the way in to the blade itself. :)

    Sasa KurtovicSasa Kurtovic8 gün önce
  • Спасибо за титры пояснения на русском языке.

    Владимир КуртевВладимир Куртев9 gün önce
  • omg 9:36 I busted out laughin in my dead silent household at 11:23pm. I thought "how the hell is he gonna see to sandblast through that dirty cover?" then you just plopped your head down on it and I DIED! I'm ded. Thanks for the laugh!

    GarrittpwlTVGarrittpwlTV9 gün önce
    • OMG IT DIDNT END 10:00

      GarrittpwlTVGarrittpwlTV9 gün önce
  • Those two holes on the front are where a tear off blade went. I have seen these restored.

    Terry BeerTerry Beer9 gün önce
  • You make it look so easy.

    cimogmcimogm9 gün önce
  • 8:35 Holy shit! Finally someone that can actually film welding up close! Thank you - not a welder so always wanted to see it up close so I could see what was actually going on in there haha.

    alex39082alex390829 gün önce
  • A labor paster That raised more questions than it awnsered

    13579 jac13579 jac10 gün önce
  • keep it down, all five of you

    Joelynn CarterJoelynn Carter10 gün önce
  • Lovely! Hermoso trabajo y excelente música!

    William Landeta AlvaradoWilliam Landeta Alvarado10 gün önce
  • Very nice work.. Very meticulous...

    Gary JonesGary Jones10 gün önce
  • Hi I was in AWE.. I haven't seen a power hacksaw since Machinist school in the 60's, THANK YOU for including that, very nostalgic!!! Stoney

    Stoney327Stoney32710 gün önce
  • Starting @10:00 - Hahahaha! (awesome editing, made my day).

    Darren SchmidtDarren Schmidt11 gün önce
  • Do those guys from pawn starts still bring you stuff to restore?

    jd123 456jd123 45611 gün önce
  • I could spend all day looking at your tools! Awesome video.

    Jack SmithJack Smith11 gün önce
  • At around 7:45, was that grease or did you use hot-glue on the tongs to prevent them from scratching the gear?

    Radio Triggered!Radio Triggered!12 gün önce
    • Never mind. At 8:20 I could clearly see it must have been hot-glue. Clever... I will keep that one in mind. Thanks!

      Radio Triggered!Radio Triggered!12 gün önce
  • honestly for fixing cast i recommend brazing especially some of the nickel rods or silicon bronze the nickel rods id still do it with tig but are 80 ksi and way less of a chance of cracking just my opinion but nice job cast is a pain touched it a couple times in school

    bentlikeitsmakerbentlikeitsmaker12 gün önce
  • allways cringe when he brings the file out but ik hes fixing it lol

    Jeremy RuetherJeremy Ruether12 gün önce
  • Waiting for that Hand Tool Rescue album drop now

    JethiJethi13 gün önce
    • It's fire.

      Hand Tool RescueHand Tool Rescue13 gün önce
  • 没看到上一个修的是什么电机,小时候没看过

    阿瑟Barnetime阿瑟Barnetime13 gün önce
  • When will you be making more of the mini wrenches? I want one really badly!!!

    Gabriel StromGabriel Strom14 gün önce
  • In the video @10:06 I died 😁😂😂😂

    bigg Ralphbigg Ralph15 gün önce
  • make me happy~! thank you

    ruiyang panruiyang pan15 gün önce
  • Modificación moderna? Desde que le untaron esa mierda de pasta rosa ya lo hicieron mierda

    Fabian PerezFabian Perez15 gün önce
  • Clear coat it. Lol make it last forever

    Matthew TalbotMatthew Talbot16 gün önce
  • superbe video j'ai bien rigoler la danse ))

    Michel SerraMichel Serra16 gün önce
  • 🤣 Super improvisation jajajajaj god song ^^✌️

    Xoye Xoyo XoyazoXoye Xoyo Xoyazo17 gün önce
  • Loved the impromptu gig. Thank you 🙂

    TheQueenDuckyTheQueenDucky17 gün önce
  • I sooooooo have a 'shout out' to you in the video I just up loaded, It's only PROPER to give props to a person that has inspired you!!! trvision.net/detail/video-Vy3M74xHED8.html

    Andy M.Andy M.17 gün önce
  • You are crazy... But you're the best.

    Alex SantiagoAlex Santiago17 gün önce
  • It is copper plated to prevent the iron from rusting. The glue they used is water based. Eventually, this machine would start rusting. The glue might get contaminated, too and stain the paper labels. Having that said, I wonder why the glue tray has not been copper plated..........

    telescopereplicatortelescopereplicator19 gün önce
  • Дибильный клоун. РУКАЖОП....

    Владимир ПоповВладимир Попов19 gün önce
  • более бесполезного устройства в жизни не видал...!

    DiGrizDiGriz19 gün önce
  • По ходу реставратор славянских кровей)

    Дарий ВербицкийДарий Вербицкий19 gün önce
  • Add the vacuum attachment to your sandblaster and you'll increases the visibility, as the vacuum can remove the dust because you're pressuring a box with no real exhaust. The vacuum gets rid of the dust instead having the dust to settle in order to see.

    Dennis CoteDennis Cote20 gün önce
  • I'm surprised it took this long to get a big musical set piece. Now comes the wait for the synchronized swimming routine. #matchingbeardspeedo

    scafleetscafleet20 gün önce
  • Man you are a lunatic 🤣 ! Or maybe an just a crazy genius ??? I dont know how you keep up with all the parts and back together again... Pretty amazing stuff tho ! Dign the crazy dry maybe twisted sense of humor 👍

    J WJ W20 gün önce
  • You need you some diamond files, and a glass screen for your blaster!

    PhonoticalPhonotical20 gün önce
  • You used the big ass machine to cut what you could have done on the band saw? 😂

    PhonoticalPhonotical20 gün önce
  • bro, was that a Jimi Diresta Ice Pick that you turned into a punch? haha

    A WidemanA Wideman20 gün önce
  • a lite copper plating refresh would have been epic for the top,

    Steven WrightSteven Wright21 gün önce
  • The only thing I did not like about this restoration, is when you painted the label with the black marker. In my point of view you should have left the way It was. Although, nice job mate!

    Vadasz MateVadasz Mate21 gün önce
  • A 4K video...what? Shameless self plug in the tool demo. Hey what camera do you use Hand Tool Rescue?

    pyro 323pyro 32321 gün önce
  • You needed the dance break after filing all those wheels

    Julian PizarroJulian Pizarro21 gün önce
  • A brilliant video surpassing even your phenomenally high standard.

    Mark HarrisMark Harris21 gün önce
  • Iove....u...Fc

    สุทัศน์ พึ่งวิทย์สุทัศน์ พึ่งวิทย์21 gün önce
  • Or you could just put the glue on regularly.

    Brendan OlevnikBrendan Olevnik22 gün önce
  • Greatly admire your work and clever, genius, but uhhh... Clickspring you ain't..

    Curtis SmithCurtis Smith22 gün önce
  • Nice one!

    Sebastiaan MollemaSebastiaan Mollema22 gün önce
  • Use a chisel as scraper ... Well, you can buy a chisel and on the way from the shop to your workshop becomes a scraper. No problem. Use Nutella as a lubricant ... if it works, it works. Use the scissors as pincers ... mmm But hit with the handle of the screwdriver ... That's no way! Once more, good job.

    Un taller en casaUn taller en casa22 gün önce
  • I was wondering why you don't sign and date your restorations somewhere on the tool? I think hundreds of years from now, that would be an interesting find. Okay, I understand you did design or make the tool, but you did restore it back to new/ better condition. I don't know if this is a No! No! in restoration buisness, but you are part of that tool and companies history.

    FjonFjon22 gün önce
  • 10:02 if you're just here for the groove!

    SuitovSuitov22 gün önce
  • I never thought of all people, you'd have a vibrator.

    startrekingstartreking23 gün önce
  • First ten minutes of video: Wow, HTR guy has really mellowed. I wonder if he finally got that fume hood. Musical interlude: Nope. No, he sure didn't.

    bobwise82bobwise8223 gün önce
    • Hahahaha

      Hand Tool RescueHand Tool Rescue22 gün önce
  • Didn't realise you are a Scot. From a fellow Scot, luvin it.

    Blair ThompsonBlair Thompson23 gün önce
  • 10:00 this must be the summer hit of the entire world

    Francesco BonaccorsoFrancesco Bonaccorso23 gün önce
  • Nice job welding up that base 👍 cool project and loving the musical interlude 😂

    Woodturning by Alan ScannellWoodturning by Alan Scannell23 gün önce
  • I used to work in printing before computers were used for graphic design. This looks like a similar device to what was used when hand pasting up newspaper pages. The stories and pictures were positives that were put through a similar machine to stick them to the page. The page was photographed into a negative which was then burned onto the plate. The machine used some form of WAX! Maybe this is supposed to have wax instead of glue and maybe some tea lights to warm it?

    Leif EricksonLeif Erickson23 gün önce
  • He didn't use proper mucilage!

    Godfrey PoonGodfrey Poon24 gün önce
  • I want to see the restoration of GREAT CAPTAIN *-*

    Albert SAlbert S24 gün önce
  • Pretty neet restoration

    Antonio Claudio MichaelAntonio Claudio Michael24 gün önce
  • I would love to have a couple of your stickers hand tool rescue

    Antonio Claudio MichaelAntonio Claudio Michael24 gün önce
  • That's pretty cool

    Antonio Claudio MichaelAntonio Claudio Michael24 gün önce
  • That music breakdown would not be a bad intro!!! I could tap my forehead to the beat!

    Mark schweglerMark schwegler24 gün önce
  • I am laugh when you very funny man

    Justin Van Cleef WalkerJustin Van Cleef Walker24 gün önce
  • Great video - loved the 'rhythm scene' - you are great at what you do and at the same time hilarious.

    Wilber WisdomWilber Wisdom24 gün önce
  • The copper plating on the cast iron, probably means it was originally then nickel plated on top of that, also would make sense aesthetically for the period, nice machine :)

    Andrew BAndrew B24 gün önce
  • Таблички не нужно шлифовать на будущие. Нужно залить краску излишки убрать спиртом на тампоне.

    Игорь ЮрьевичИгорь Юрьевич24 gün önce
  • come on with the beat!!! lmao!!!! youre the greatest! lol

  • Эпическая хуйня

    БилибердаБилиберда24 gün önce
  • You kinda look like non from Superman 2 👀

    gxbouncer1gxbouncer125 gün önce
  • Непрактичный инструмент,хотя наверное для своего времени был вполне адекватным

    сергей ивановсергей иванов25 gün önce
  • You just never see the word "mucilage" used anymore.

    Glock232Glock23225 gün önce
  • Спешит, как голый ебаться!!!

    Илья СтариновИлья Старинов25 gün önce
  • You totally didn't use the proper mucilage!

    DavidCAdamsDavidCAdams25 gün önce

      Hand Tool RescueHand Tool Rescue25 gün önce
  • Love your videos!

    Richard RuizRichard Ruiz25 gün önce

    allen schmitzallen schmitz25 gün önce
  • Já dá para ser da percussão no Carnaval do Brasil! 🇧🇷

    Julianderson G. MoraesJulianderson G. Moraes25 gün önce
  • That looks like something I used back in the 60's at Fridigaire. Packing end of the range line. It was water tape that was dry, but when you run it threw water then it gets sticky. Then you tape what ever you are working on.That was the day, the 60's.

    Terry KiddTerry Kidd25 gün önce
  • A quick clip of Jimmy Diresta yelling "TURN IT DOWN!" would have been perfect. LOL

    Anthony CurreriAnthony Curreri25 gün önce
  • there are four holes...why...this drives me nuts....and thank you for another entertaining restoration

    torquemada67torquemada6725 gün önce
  • How is the générique ? 😂😂😂

    Mohammed MohammedMohammed Mohammed25 gün önce
  • 9:38 please dont tell me you do this everytime

    MissingNo0001MissingNo000125 gün önce
1920s Label Paster [Restoration]