Davistown Museum Inventory of Tools Stanley Rule & Level Co.

Status Location
111001T27 Spiral screwdriver bio DTM MH
Drop-forged steel, brass, wooden handle, 7 3/4" long, 2 3/4" handle, signed "Stanley Yankee No 4595 Made in USA".
This is another classic Stanley tool from the early 20th century.
101312T30 Stanley no. 89 sliding clapboard gauge bio DTM TT
Cast gray iron, wood (rosewood), japanned finish, 9" long, 1 5/8" wide, 2 3/4" tall, signed "STANLEY RULE & LEVEL CO. NEW BRITAIN
CONN. U.S.A.".
Patternmakers' Tools - H A Cobbett Group
42801T1 Shrink rule bio DTM MH
Boxwood and brass, 24" long, signed "Stanley Rule & Level Co., New Britain, CONN USA No 30 1/2 1/4 in per ft shrinkage".
Sets of shrink rules were essential for judging shrinkage as a result of cooling of various metals in molds used in foundry work.
Patternmakers constructed the wood molds for the casting the machinery used in the factories. This was found in the Cobbett collection; no
owner signature.
Woodworking: Axes and Hatchets
31212T5 Lathing hatchet bio DTM TT
Drop-forged steel, hickory handle, 12 1/4" long, 6 1/2" long and 2 1/2" wide head, signed "STANLEY".
This is a Stanley No. 1 hatchet, marketed as a "half hatchet with nail puller." Courtesy of Liberty Tool Co.
Woodworking: Edge Tools
22211T30 Spokeshave bio DTM TT
Drop-forged tempered alloy steel, steel blade, signed "No 45" on body, "STANLEY" on the plane blade, and "MADE IN USA" on the handle.
Part of the Robert Sullivan Collection donation.
Woodworking: Other Tools
11516LTC1 Hand beader DA TT (Pub)
Cast iron, steel, nickel finish, 11 1/2" long, 3 1/2" thick, 2 1/2" tall, signed "STANLEY NO 66 PAT'D FEB. 9. 86".
22211T4 Spirit level bio DTM TT
Mahogany with brass vial cover and end caps, 24" long, 3 1/8" x 1 3/8", signed "STANLEY" "RULE & LEVEL CO" "NEW BRITAIN, CONN.
USA" "PAT'D 5-8-06" "No 30" "TO ADJUST REMOVE PLATES" and "STANLEY ADJUSTABLE" on side sights.
The sight is adjustable on all 3 level sights. Part of the Robert Sullivan Collection donation.
Woodworking: Planes
31808SLP11 Beading plane bio photo DTM TT
Grey cast iron with nickel-plating, 11 1/4" long, signed "STANLEY No 66" and "PAT. FEB. 9 86".
The patent is to Justustraut 2/9/1886. The size dates this plane to post-1909.
100400T2 Bedrock smooth plane bio photo LPC MHC-K
Grey cast iron, wood, steel blade, 7 1/2" long, 1 15/16" wide with a 1 9/16" blade, signed "BEDROCK" on the cap iron and the casing, "3
607" also on the casing, "STANLEY MADE IN USA" and "PATENDED APR 2, 85 APR 19, 10".
This No. 2 plane illustrates the Stanley Tool Company at the height of its plane-making artistry.
51201T2 Blind nailing plane bio LPC MH
Steel, 2 1/4" long, takes a 1/4" wide blade, signed "STANLEY" on side, verso "PAT. AP'L 10-88".
The blade is missing. This plane is very rare; the smallest of all Stanley's planes.
31808SLP13 Block plane bio photo DTM TT
Grey cast iron with nickel-plating, 3 1/2" long, 1" wide cutting blade, signed "STANLEY".
31808SLP4 Bull nose plane bio photo DTM TT
Grey cast iron, nickel-plated, steel blade, 5 1/2" long, 1" wide cutting edge, signed "STANLEY" "MADE IN USA" and "92".
This is a cabinet-makers plane.
31808SLP31 Bull nose rabbet plane bio photo DTM TT
Grey cast iron, Japanned, nickel-plated thumbscrew, 4" long, 1" wide blade, signed "STANLEY" and "MADE IN USA".
It is plane no. 12-975.

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