Items available for Education Loans from The Davistown 07-Aug-
Miter square 31808SLP7

photo photo
signed with obscured mark "____YN" and "____NE" and "CFW" on the handle
Mortising gauge 31808SLP27
8" long, 7" long gauge photo photo
Parting tool 30911T1
13" long, 6" blade
signed "J. M. McPHAIL" "1889"
A parting tool is used to cut grooves in a spindle while it is turning. It gets its name from the
tool's ability to remove finished "parts".
Pencil compass 32912T6
8 1/4" long
signed "S COPELAND PAT. MAY 24, 1887"
The first letter of the maker’s mark is very faint, but the patent date identifies this tool as the
product of Copeland & Chamberlain, working out of Worcester, Massachusetts, from circa 1872
to 1901. The company name was changed to Copeland Hardware Mfg. Co. In 1901 (Nelson
1999, 190). Salem Copeland's patent may be viewed here:
sa=X&ei=PBC1T5nVG4Gl-gaYhqX0DQ&ved=0CD0Q6AEwAg. Courtesy of Liberty Tool Co.
Sliding T bevel 31808SLP19
6" long, 4 1/2" long handle photo photo
signed "MADE IN U.S.A."
Square 31611T4
12" long by 7" long, 1/8" wide
signed '"SAFFORD"
The blades are tapered. The longer one is stamped with numbers.
Try square 22311T14
6" long, 4" wide bio
signed "WINCHESTER" "TRADE MARK" "MADE IN U.S.A." and "9715"
Part of the Robert Sullivan Collection donation.
Try square 121112T4
6" long, 3 1/2" long and 1 1/2" wide handle bio
signed "Disston & Morrs" "Philada Warrented"
This square includes a brass sidebar and blade attachment. DATM (Nelson 1999, 227) lists
Disston & Morrs as working from 1867 to 1900 as a subdivision of Henry Disston and Sons. Joab
Morrs died around 1886.

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