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Saw Hammers

Excerpted from The Chronicle, Vol. XIX, no. 2, June 1966 By R.D. Morris The four hammers in fig. 1 are saw hammers and are often mistaken for file maker’s hammers. These, as well as some of the saw gauges in my collection, are from the J. H. Miner Saw Manufacturing Company, Lum­berton, Mississippi. Our last …

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Stanley Model Shop Tools: Stanley No. 87 Cabinet Makers Scraper Plane Prototype

The subject of this piece is a prototype for the Stanley No. 87 cabinet makers scraper plane (Figure 1). It will be described and compared to the production model No. 87 (Figure 2). John Wells and Chuck Wirtenson [1] have done a type study of the Stanley No. 85 cabinet makers scraper plane which includes …

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Sashmaking, Coopering, Hewing and Boring a Water Pipe Videos

Thanks to board member Sally Fishburn, here are some links to short videos at the Arnold Zlotoff Tool Museum.The museum is located on the grounds of Apple Island Resort in South Hero, Vermont. https://zlotofftoolmuseum.org/Contact Info:Phone: (802) 349-9236Email: joyner@together.net Videos can be found here: https://zlotofftoolmuseum.org/trade-crafts-videos/

Stanley Model Shop Tools: A Transitional Furring Plane Prototype

This is the first of what is intended to be an occasional series describing some of the Stanley Model Shop tools in my collection and sometimes giving opinions and historical tidbits relating to them.  Many of the Model Shop tools are prototypes and, thus, are either one-offs or very limited production models.  Although information about …

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