Items available for Education Loans from The Davistown 07-Aug-
Tools
SubCategor Woodworking: Edge Tools - Imported Cast

Steel
Carpenters' tanged gouge 92112T1
9" long, 4 3/4" long blade, 1/2" wide cutting edge
signed "G W & T * EADON" "CAST STEEL"
This outside bevel straight edge gouge has an octagonal handle.
Chisel 3312T10
13 1/2" long
signed "INo/ CUTLER" "CAST STEEL" and a stamped crest with "V" on the left side, "R" on
the other side
It has a tang type shank. Courtesy of Liberty Tool Co.
Chisel 3312T9
12" long
signed "W.GRAVES & SONS" "SCMSAFWORKS" "ELECTRO" "EDRACIL" and "STEEL"
Some of the marks are hard to make out. This appears to be a late 19th century example of
steel produced in an early electric arc furnace. Courtesy of Liberty Tool Co.
Firmer chisel 92112T3
signed "T. SYER WARRANTED"
Thomas J. Syer wroked out of 21 Finsbury St., London, circa 1880 - 1890 and 45 Wilson St,
Finsubry Square circa 1890-1911. They made cabinets, vices, chisels, planes, and offered
other services. Syer ran the Finsbury Practical School of Amateur Mechanics (Goodman 1964,
Paring chisel 31212T8
8 1/4" long, 1/4" wide edge
signed "BARTON BROS. SHEFFIELD CARBONIZED CAST STEEL"
Courtesy of Liberty Tool Co.
SubCategor Woodworking: Edge Tools Made in Maine
Drawknife 92901T1
14" long, 8 3/4" blade photo bio
signed "L Webb Bangor"
This drawknife is an especially interesting example of a drop-forged steel tool that is the
product of a sophisticated factory system where machine work replaces hand work. It has an
unusually elegantly shaped cutting surface. A gift to The Davistown Museum from Rick Floyd.
Drawknife 41212T6
16 1/2" long, 9 1/2" long cutting edge bio
signed "T.C. JACKSON" "STINSON"
This tool was made in Bath, Maine circa 1869 or earlier from a recycled steel file or rasp.
Courtesy of Liberty Tool Co.

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