Items available for Education Loans from The Davistown 07-Aug-
Cambodian hatchet 050112T1
5 1/2" long, 3 5/16" wide cutting edge
It is made from one piece of cast steel with surface filing throughout. The cutting edge is
heavily filed. This tool was purchased by Brett Ciccotelli at the Krakor, Cambodia, village tool
market in the winter of 2012 and represents state of the art edge tool manufacturing
capabilities of a third world country in 2010-12. The tool is nicely made and looks like it would
Double bit ax 12813T2
32" long, 29" long handle, 9 3/4" long head, 5" wide edges
signed "32 PLUMB"
Fayette R. Plumb worked from 1887 to 1964 in Philadephia, PA making axes and many other
types of edge tools.
Hatchet 31311T3
3 1/2" long, 2 1/2" wide head
This hatchet has a broad-shaped head and might have been used for shingling as it has a nail
puller notch.
Hatchet 3091112
12" long handle, 5 1/4" long, 2 1/4" wide, 1" thick blade
This hatchet was used in a trade, perhaps by a plasterer.
Hatchet 22512T7
13" long, 4 1/2" wide head bio
Courtesy of Liberty Tool Co.
Hatchet mold 101511T1
6.5" long, 3 3/4" long blade
This incompletely drop-forged untrimmed hatched is still within its mold. Its casting pattern
clearly indicates the drop-forging process prior to the steeling of its edge by quenching and
tempering. This is from the Ed Shaw collection of Peavey edge tools.
Packing hatchet 31311T8
11" long, 5" x 3" head
signed "F"
This hatchet is used to assemble wood boxes or crates.
Shingling hatchet 30311T4
7" long, 2 1/2" wide blade

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