Items available for Education Loans from The Davistown 07-Aug-
Tools
Eyelet 31811T34
4 3/4" long, 1 7/8" diameter
signed "16" and "27"
It is tapered so it can be driven into wood.
Iron pyrite 93011T2
1 1/4" diameter
unsigned
A note indicates this sample was gathered at Sutter Creek.
SubCategor Patternmakers' Tools
Patternmakers' float 31212T14
18" long, 1 1/2" wide bio
unsigned
Courtesy of Liberty Tool Co.
SubCategor Shipwrights', Sailmakers', and Mariners'

Tools
Caulk remover 120907T6
13" long, 2" wide
unsigned
This is a heavy hooked implement for removing caulk from ships.
Caulking iron (3) 120907T10
5 1/2" long, 1 1/2" wide; 7" long, 2 1/4" wide; and 5 5/8" long, 1 1/2" wide
signed "J.STORTZ"
This is a set of three fairly standard steel caulking irons. The medium-sized one shows
significant evidence of heat treating. John Stortz worked in Philadelphia, PA starting in 1853
and later added "& Son" to the company name (Nelson 1999, 762).
Caulking mallet 120907T5
13" long, 11 1/4" wide
unsigned
This is a typical shipbuilders' caulking mallet.
Caulking wheel 120907T7
8" long, 2 1/4" wide
unsigned
This tool is used to finish caulking work on a ship.

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