Over the years I collected handtools for my own use, but I find I have far more handtools than I need , and understanding that you can't take it with you, I decided it is a good time to sell.
For anything that you want to order, reach me back EMAIL to check it is still here, and I will hold for you.
I need your zipcode for the UPS cost, will reply directly.
There is also a short list of Stanley Types with dates and the basic identifying marks, perhaps useful for the neophyte like myself who is not up for the full typological details.
There is also a short list of a few tool catalogs and manuals which I have left. date l897, $36.00 This has been called "The Curtain Hanger's Companion" because it works so well with one hand while the other holds the fixture up.
For a great picture of an oldfashioned tool salesroom, something which has long since disappeared, take a look at the TOOLROOM of the Marwedel Company in San Francisco, as shown in their1926 catalog. Repeating the push action against a strong spring get the hole for a screw started instantly. $34.00 large two speed with a peg operated positive design shifter, large gear, iron head breast drill .
in the original tri-fold box, an excellent set sharp and clean, these have been very hard to find in this condition, since everyone wants a set and nobody ever sells. (Take a look at my note on Auger Bits in the essay page on tools) large model 15"overall, with slotted screwdriver bits, you can use in lots of placeswithout electric or where the cordless is too wide and clumsy. The chuck is special design which takes both round shanks and also the square taper of auger bits which it drives in slow gear more accurately than a brace.
$54.00 with all the fine iron adjustments atop a wooden base sole, very fine condition, wood is excellent.
These are now hard to fine in this condition, people are at last realizing how nice the feel of wood sliding on wood actually is. long with the European front mounted horn to fit one hand for pulling.
Can be checked and tuned with a pencil on a sheet of sandpaper, something you can't do with an iron plane. Unusual to show and works better than any front-knob plane, it is datable l893 - l912/ Price .00 - - - - The Ohio Tool Company was founded in Columbus Ohio in 1851 by Peter Hayden, of P. which had been doing business since 1842, and various associates. Hayden & Company's tradition of often using prison labor for the production of tools.
By 1880 the use of prison labor had ceased, and in 1893 the company merged with the Auburn Tool Company of New York, themselves a frequent employer of prison labor. A new factory was opened in Charleston, WV the following year. HISTORICAL GIFT: 8 inches long with a square unusually dense wood 2- 1/4 in. Has the (EYE) symbol of this rare make, with "acier fondu a garantie", appears about l890. red paint and brass plate, to go with your restored car.
This is listed in catalogs at twice my price of .00, very unusual.