Items available for Education Loans from The Davistown 07-Aug-
Tools
Froe 31808SLP20
13" long blade, 15 1/2" long handle photo
unsigned
Its cutting edge has probably been carburized (+/- 0.5 % carbon content).
Gouge 31311T12
17 " long, 11" long and 1" wide blade, 6" long handle
unsigned
Slick 120907T1

photo
unsigned
There is a clear suggestion of either a welded steel-iron interface or differential tempering.
The iron shaft is probably low-carbon steel and shows signs of forge-welding.
Socket chisel 102512T15
3 3/4" long, 1" wide cutting edge
signed "ERIK ANTON BERG" "ESKIL__UNA__" "SWEDEN" plust a shark trademark
Erik Berg worked in Eskilstuna, Sweden. Go here for a history of E. A Bergs Fabriks AB (E.A.
Berg MFG. Co. LTD) (http://straightrazorplace.com/razors/26475-erik-antonberg-short-
history.html). Courtesy of Liberty Tool Co.
Veining tool 22311T4
9" long, 1 1/2" wide, 1 1/8" deep
unsigned
The steel cutter is probably factory-made. It has a homemade wooden holder. Veining tools
have the smallest sizes of straight gouges, with narrow yet deep "U" shaped cutting edges
designed for roughing-out, and grooving small lines or areas. Part of the Robert Sullivan
Wedge 121412T14
5" long, 2 3/4" cutting edge, 5/8" thick
signed "SNOW & NEALLEY Co BANGOR MAINE"
Paring chisel 110611T5
3 1/4" long blade, 4 1/2" long wooden faceted handle, 1/4" diamond shape edge bio
signed "BUCK BROS" "JAMES CAM"
Possibly it was reforged into a diamond shaped edge tool. The signature sequence is
particularly significant showing Buck Brothers utilizing English steel. This is the first edge tool
we've encountered with a James Cam (steelmaker) mark on the verso.
Plugging chisel 31112T16
8 1/4" long, 3/4" wide blade bio
signed "C. DREW & CO."
Courtesy of Liberty Tool Co.

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