Davistown Museum Inventory of Tools Buck Brothers

Status Location
121412T11 Caliper chisel bio DTM TT
Cast steel, wood (rosewood), 18 1/2" long, 8 3/4" long handle, 1/4" cutting edge, signed "BUCK BROS CAST STEEL".
Patternmakers' Tools
42904T4B Crane necked gouge bio photo DTM MH
Cast steel, brass ferrule, wooden handle, 12" long including 5 1/4" handle, 1/12" wide, signed "BUCK BROS" with a buck touchmark.
42904T4A Crane necked gouge bio photo DTM MH
Cast steel, brass ferrule, wooden handle, 12 1/2" long including 5 1/4" handle, 11/16" wide, signed "BUCK BROS" with a buck touchmark.
This is also called a bent gouge or offset gouge (Sellens 1990, 197).
Woodworking: Edge Tools
110611T5 Paring chisel bio DTM TT
Steel, wood, 3 1/4" long blade, 4 1/2" long wooden faceted handle, 1/4" diamond shape edge, 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.
71401T20 Socket chisel bio DTM MH
Drop-forged steel, wood, and brass, 8 3/4" long, 9 1/2" blade, signed "Charles Buck".
This is an excellent example of the craft of one of New England's foremost edge toolmakers.
Woodworking: Edge Tools - American Made Cast Steel
30911T8 Chisel bio DTM TT
Drop-forged iron and cast steel, wooden handle, 13" long, 7/8" wide, 6" long blade, signed "CHARLES BUCK" "CAST" "STEEL".
41915T8 Gouge bio DTM TT
Cast steel, wood (rosewood), brass, 12 3/4" long, 5 7/8" handle, 1/2" edge, signed "BUCKBROTHERS".
42904T2 Gouge bio DTM MH
Drop-forged cast steel, brass ferrule, wooden handle, 5 3/4" long with additional 5 7/8" handle, 1" wide, signed "BUCK BROS" "CAST
STEEL" with a buck touchmark.
93011T13 Gouge bio DTM MH
Drop-forged cast steel and wood, 14" long, 1 1/2" wide blade, 4 1/2" long handle, signed "BUCK BROS" "CAST" and owner's mark
"EWEEK".
41915T7 Gouge bio TT
Cast steel, wood, brass, 11 3/4" long, 1" edge, 6" handle, signed "CHARLES BUCK CAST STEEL".
Woodworking: Planes
51217T2 Plane iron DTM TT
Cast steel, 7 1/2" long, 1 1/8" wide, 1/2" thick, signed "BUCK BROTHERS WARRANTED CAST STEEL".
7602T1 Razee Plane bio photo LPC MH
Ebony with cast steel blade, 22" long, 2 5/8" wide, 1 7/8" wide blade, signed "Made by P Marshall" on the toe and "Buck Brothers Warranteed
Cast Steel" on the blade.
This plane was one of three in a collection of tools formerly owned by a ship caulker who worked in the 19th century in the shipyards of Boston
and Chelsea. It was found with associated caulking tools in a dark corner of 3 Derby, Chelsea, June 2002 by the Liberty Tool Co.
Woodworking: Planes Made in Maine (Contemporary)
52408T3 Coffin plane bio bio DTM MH-O
Etched maple, steel blade, 8 3/4" long, 2 1/2" wide, 4 3/4" high, signed "Buck Brothers" on the blade.
This plane was made by Leon Robbins of Crown Plane in Bath, Maine. The blade was made by Buck Brothers of Millbury, MA.

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