Items available for Education Loans from The Davistown 07-Aug-
Tools
Marking gauge 43006T7
11 3/4" long, 9/16" square with a single 3 1/8" adjustable depth marker
signed "W. R. Stone"
The signature is not listed in DATM (Nelson 1999); it is almost certainly owner-made.
Rasp 42012T3
12 5/16" long, 1" wide
signed with an English touchmark
This is a typical imported English file. Courtesy of Liberty Tool Co.
Saw wrest 111613T1
9 1/2" long, 5" handle, 4 1/2" long
unsigned
Scratch marking gauge 81713T3
10" long, 2 3/8" wide, 3" high
signed "G.S. BRIGGS"
SubCategor Woodworking: Planes
Beading plane 91303T4
9 1/2" long, 1" bead
unsigned
This is a generic run of the mill hand plane typical of a 19th century tool box. The slight
chamfering suggests an early to mid-19th century date.
Molding plane 33002T1L
10 1/2" long, 11/16" wide concave cutter
unsigned
This is a typical generic homemade molding plane.
Rabbet plane 30202T4
17 3/8" long, 7/8" wide blade photo
signed "J.R. Tolman Hanover Mass"
DATM (Nelson 1999) indicates Tolman was born in 1787 and was making planes in S.
Scituate, MA, by the 1820s. Tolman made planes specifically for the shipbuilding industries
and was one of New England's most prolific planemakers specializing in spar planes during this
Razee-style rabbet plane 22411T14
10" long, 2 1/2" x 2 1/2"
signed "MOULSON BROTHERS" "WARRENTED" and "CAST STEEL" on the blade; "Wm ASH
& Co" and "CAST STEEL" on the cap iron; "J. L. LEE" on body, probably an owner
SubCategor Woodworking: Saws

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