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Offline johnsironsanctuary

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Great 1920 Woodworking Tool Catalog
« on: October 25, 2012, 07:18:21 AM »
Great info on auger drills, vices, anvils and chisel handles for Scottg to ponder.

http://toolemera.com/catpdf/jgrahamCat1920.pdf
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Re: Great 1920 Woodworking Tool Catalog
« Reply #1 on: October 25, 2012, 02:40:53 PM »
Thanks for that link, great old catalogue. Wow 38 pages of wood bits! I have never come across a gimlet type bit with built in countersink!?
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Re: Great 1920 Woodworking Tool Catalog
« Reply #2 on: October 25, 2012, 04:21:09 PM »
WOW!! 396 page Catalog from 1920 !!
great information on tools.. hand grinders, sawset, etc.
tempted to print it, too bad can't save it to my computer, only to fav link.
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Re: Great 1920 Woodworking Tool Catalog
« Reply #3 on: October 25, 2012, 05:21:21 PM »
>have never come across a gimlet type bit with built in countersink!?

I have one , *somewhere*, strange , fragile looking thing...only ever seen the one I instantly bought tho..
Just a weathered light rust/WD40 mix patina.

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Re: Great 1920 Woodworking Tool Catalog
« Reply #4 on: October 25, 2012, 11:03:08 PM »
Very Very nice catolog, just spent alot of time lookin at it. Its amazing to see all those. Except to bad those prices werent like that today.
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