Items available for Education Loans from The Davistown 07-Aug-
Tools
Putty knife (scraper) 3312T16
8" long, 4" wide blade bio
signed "RUSSELL" "GREEN RIVER WORKS" and stamped on the handle "535" and "4"
John Russell & Co. was located in Greenfield and Deerfield, MA, from 1832 to 1865 (Nelson
1999). Courtesy of Liberty Tool Co.
Reamer 31011T2
7" long, 3" x 1" cutting area
unsigned
This is a handmade tapered convex-shaped reamer.
SubCategor Woodworking: Edge Tools - American Made

Cast Steel
Chisel 31811T29
14 1/2" long, 7" long and 1" wide blade, 7 1/2" long handle bio
signed "UNDERHILL" "BROWN" "LEIGHTON" "CAST STEEL"
DATM (Nelson 1999) indicates that "Nathaniel and/or John Sleeper Brown were probably part
of this partnership which preceded Underhill & Brown in Auburn and Underhill & Leighton in
Manchester. The Leighton was William W." The working date was 1849 in Auburn, NH.
Chisel 31811T17
12 1/12" long, 3/4" wide
signed "J. BOWLIN" "CAST STEEL"
It has no handle.
Drawknife 31811T1
21" long, 5" long handles, 13" long and 1 7/8" wide blade bio
signed "UNDERHILL BROWN & LEIGHTON CAST-STEEL"
DATM (Nelson 1999) indicates that "Nathaniel and/or John Sleeper Brown were probably part
of this partnership which preceded Underhill & Brown in Auburn and Underhill & Leighton in
Manchester. The Leighton was William W." The working date was 1849 in Auburn, NH.
SubCategor Woodworking: Edge Tools Made in Maine Vaughan & Pardoe
Adz 33011T2
8 1/2" long, 4" wide head and 36" long handle bio
signed "VAUGHN" "____" "WARRAN__" and "UNION"
This adz has a spike head. The signature is difficult to read but appears to be Vaughn and
Pardoe of Union, ME. For more information see the Registry of Maine Toolmakers (Brack 2008).
SubCategor Woodworking: Other Tools
Hand vise 121112T6
5 1/2" long, 1 1/4" wide jaw
signed "W&C Wynn"
DATM (Nelson 1999, 884) lists this toolmaker with no known location or dates of operation.

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