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One of four wrenches.

One of four wrenches.


A trimmer used to cut cigars from 3 to 6 inches. The trimmer was used by George E. White, who owned and operated a cigar manufacturing shop in the basement of the Masonic Block, Main St., from 1916 to 1922. His brands included "Middlesex" -10…

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This is noted as the 'Famous Wrench for the Famous Panels from Digital'.

A ratchet brace drill is a hand-tool used to drill holes or nails into wood.

While a brace was an efficient tool when the crank could be swept in a full circle, it became much less useful if something obstructed a full sweep. The invention of a…

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A vintage steel hook designed to hold meat and/or to help in baling hay.

A plumb line in a chalk filled container.

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A drawknife is a traditional woodworking hand tool used to shape wood by removing shavings. It consists of a blade with a handle at each end.

They are ancient tools used by Viking Shipwrights in 100 A.D.

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A small, vintage screwdriver.

An old iron scale used for measuring. This is an antique decorative butcher's steelyard. An English, cast iron weighing instrument, dating to the late 18th century, circa 1800., and includes the original 'Pear' weight.

A wooden and metal plane used to shape wood by carpenters.

Two wood marking gauges. A marking gauge is used in woodworking and metalworking to mark out lines for cutting or other operations. The purpose of the gauge is to scribe a line parallel to a reference edge or surface.

The third tool is…

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This is a type of mallet used on a farm for heavy duty work.

A woodsman's axe and log roller.

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An old steel hand drill.

This tool was used to measure board feet in a pile of lumber.

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An ice pick from the W. O. Strout & Co.

An old, green-painted bucksaw approximately 125 years old, used to cut cord wood.

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This wooden tool was used to measure board feet in a pile of lumber.

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This axe was presumably made in Stow. It bears the name of O. Sawyer and J. Rogers (etched in smaller letters below Sawyer) on the blade. It was found in the old barn at William Salo's. The Salo barn stood for many years on Great Rd. at the…