Davistown Museum Inventory of Tools Levi Tinkham Collection

Status Location
TCD1003 Bench (fore) plane bio photo LPC MH
Wood (birch), 21 1/2" long, signed very faintly "Levi Tinkham", c. 1840.
Tinkham lived from 1766 - 1857 and worked in Middleboro, MA. The plane has a replaced wedge. This plane is typical of the many thousands
of generic bench planes that have survived through the 20th century. It was a gift to The Davistown Museum from Bob Wheeler of Pepperell,
92911T1 Jointer plane bio LPC MH
Wood with shear steel blade, 29" long, 3 1/4" wide, 2 3/4" high, blade 7" long, 2 1/2" wide, signed "L. TINKHAM" "MIDDLEBORO" and on
Pollak (2001) in "American Wooden Planes" indicates this is thought to be Levi Tinkham. DATM (Nelson 1999) lists F. Stones as a maker of
plane irons with no dates or location.
32313T1 Toted double cutter door plane bio LPC MH
Wood (beech), steel, 13 1/2" long, 1 3/4" wide, 6 1/2" tall, 11/16" and 1/2" cutters, signed "L. TINKHAM" "C.C. GRIFFITH" "F.G.S.".
Levi Tinkham made planes, working in Middleboro, MA.
The Industrial Revolution (1865f.): Other Factory Made Tools
Woodworking: Edge Tools - American Made Cast Steel
TTDA3000 Drawknife bio photo LPC MH
Forged iron and cast steel, wood, 18" long with a 12 1/2" blade, signed "TINKHAM & CUMMINGS WARRANTED CAST STEEL" with a
very unusual eagle and flag touchmark.

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