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Post in 'DIY and General non-hearth advice' started by f3cbboy, Nov 20, 2012.

  1. f3cbboy

    f3cbboy Feeling the Heat

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    Anyone aware of anywhere in the US where i can get a tinderbox? i'd like to get a brass one, oval with a striker and the magnifying glass in the lid.
    I have tried to google it and the only ones i can find are made in england. no offense to anyone, just want one made in america.

    p.s. i missed one at a garage sale about 2 yrs ago and have been kicking myself ever since. thanks

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  2. fishingpol

    fishingpol Minister of Fire

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    First place I thought of. I don't know if US made. The sell all sorts of colonial reproduction stuff.

    http://jas-townsend.com/product_info.php?cPath=25&products_id=367
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    f3cbboy Feeling the Heat

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    thanks Jon.
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    I would Start at Etsy.com Everything is handmade/vintage. There are sellers outside of the US but most are in the US and you will know who it is coming from. Yea there are a lot of Hipsters on etsy but there is some great stuff as well.

    Or I could be snarky in my reply.... Let me Google that for you
  6. f3cbboy

    f3cbboy Feeling the Heat

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    thanks for the replies.

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