Items available for Education Loans from The Davistown 07-Aug-
Tools
Dowel pointer 22311T11
5" long, 2 3/4" wide
unsigned
This tool is also called a dowel trimmer. It is used by a chair-maker for tenon chamfering. Part
of the Robert Sullivan Collection donation.
Framing square 41212T7
24" long, 16" wide
signed "MITER CUTS FOR POLYGON PAT APR. 23-1901"
This framing square is marked with metric measurements but has no maker’s mark. The
measurements include "HEXAGON 24-14 HEPTAGON 24-11 1 2 OCTAGON 24-10 NANAGON
24-8 5 8 DECAGON 24-7 3 4 UNDECAGON 24-7 DODECAGON 24-6 1 2". The patent was
assigned to Moses Nicholls of Glenwood, Iowa and may be viewed here:
http://www.google.com/patents?id=tu5IAAAAEBAJ&printsec=frontcover&dq=672455&hl=en&sa
=X&ei=hyC1T63qO8-IhQenroHwDQ&ved=0CD0Q6AEwAg. Courtesy of Liberty Tool Co.
Hand vise 61612T1
4" long, 2 3/8" wide, 1 1/8" wide clamp jaws
signed "H. BOKER" "W.P. WENTWORTH"
H. Boker was the US affiliate of a German company. Its working dates were 1837-1969. William
P. Wentworth, Seneca Falls, NY, held patent 214,071 for the clamping device for this vise,
which is used for filing saws. View the patent here:
http://www.google.com/patents?id=bEdRAAAAEBAJ&pg=PA1&dq=wentworth+apr.+8+1879&hl
=en&sa=X&ei=p8zpT_CiE4nXtAbd-
YH7DQ&sqi=2&ved=0CDMQ6AEwAA#v=onepage&q=wentworth%20apr.%208%201879&f=fals
Mounted saw set 81713T1
21 1/2" long, 5" wide, 3" high
unsigned
Nail puller 31808SLP26
6 3/4" long photo photo
signed "THE BRIDGEPORT HDWE MFG. CORP" "MADE IN U.S.A" and on the other side
"BABY TERRIER" "WARRANTED FORGED STEEL"
DATM (Nelson 1999) states that this company was located in Bridgeport, CT. Baby Terrier was
one of their brand names.
Pinch dog 22411T13
5" long, 3 1/4" wide
signed "F C RAND" possibly an owner's mark
This dog has three points. Pinch dogs are used like clamps to draw two pieces of wood
together for gluing.

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