Stanley Woodworking Tools: The Finest Years, brings to the reader the research of Walter Jacob, historian and collector of Stanley Woodworking Tools. Since 1998 he has been writing for The Chronicle Of The Early American Industries Association on little known aspects of Stanley Woodworking Tools, including their history, advertising campaigns and patents as well as compiling type studies for use by collectors.
Stanley Woodworking Tools: The Finest Years, is heavily illustrated with images from original catalogs, photographs and patents. In addition to the authoritative text by Walter Jacobs are essays be Elton W. Hall, Director Emeritus of the Early American Industries Association , John G. Wells, author and authority on Stanley Tools and Suzanne Feldman Jacob, Walter’s wife and compatriot in his study of Stanley Tools.
“He has the rare talent to lead the reader through the labyrinth of history and unveil the fascinating story of Stanley’s finest years of tools.” John G. Wells.
Format: Trade Paperback
Size: 8.5 x 11 inches
Pages: 244: B&W; illus
Publisher: Early American Industries Association
Copyright: October 17, 2011