Items available for Education Loans from The Davistown 07-Aug-
Tools
Inside bevel gouge 31212T16
15 1/8" long, 1" wide edge
signed "J. GRAY CAST STEEL"
This gouge is obviously hand-forged. John Gray worked out of Kingston, Massachusetts circa
1840s, but local historical records of his existence are scant at best. Courtesy of Liberty Tool Co.
Socket firmer chisel 8312T2
11 3/4" long, 1 1/2" wide cutting edge bio
signed "UNDERHILL EDGE TOOL CO. WARRANTED CAST STEEL"
SubCategor Woodworking: Edge Tools - Imported Cast

Steel
Chisel 33002T20
9" long including 5 1/6" handle
signed "Moulson Brothers Cast Steel"
Gouge 121911T1
9 3/4" long handle, 3" long, 1" wide cutting edge
signed "T. TILLOTSON SHEFFIELD" "patent crystallized cast steel" and 3 touchmarks
Mortising chisel 31212T18
6" long
signed "JAMES HOWARTH CAST STEEL"
James Howarth was a Sheffield, UK, edge toolmaker
(http://www.popularwoodworking.com/woodworking-blogs/editors-blog/james-howarth-19th-
century-toolmaker). This crudely cast chisel shows signs of hand-forging. Courtesy of Liberty
SubCategor Woodworking: Edge Tools Made in Maine
Framing chisel 032203T2
14 1/2" long including 3" long handle, 2" wide photo photo
signed "MAL_ETT CAST STEEL"
The underside of this framing chisel shows distinct evidence of hand-forging, especially at the
junction of the socket and body. No obvious weld steel edge is visible; therefore, this tool may
be a direct process smith-forged tool. This is probably a product of the workshops of either
James Mallett of Warren or John Mallett of Rockland.
SubCategor Woodworking: Other Tools
Gutter hand adz 101312T16
15" long, 4 3/4" cutting edge
signed "I * F" in a heart
The mark could belong to Ivory Foss of Freedom, NH; Isaac Fitch of Lebanon, CT; or Isaac
Field of Trenton, NJ and Providence, RI.

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