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272864 gtgrouch@r... 2021‑02‑20 Re: Newly-found joiner's toolbox
Did that chalk look new and unused to anyone else?

Gary Katsanis
Albion New York, USA

where I will have to dig out soon.

	-----------------------------------------From: "Bill Webber via
OldTools" 

To: "Ed Minch", "Thomas Conroy"
Cc: "Old Tools"
Sent: Saturday February 20 2021 9:46:52AM
Subject: Re: [OldTools] Newly-found joiner's toolbox

 Harrumph! Me too, skeptical, I mean. Two things jump at me
 immediately. No mention of user marks. ALL craftsman marked their
tools
 in those days. Second, all the edge tools are just thrown into
drawers,
 no attempt at dividers or protection of any kind.

 For those that might want a refresher on a real populated old tool
box,
 here's an old link.
https://swingleyd
ev.com/ot/get/265569/thread/#265569
 />
 This box was relatively well protected, still family members got into
it
 absconding with tools and depositing inappropriate junk.

 Bill W.
 Nottingham, PA
 Woodworkers visit me at http://b
illwebber.galootcentral.com/
 />
 On 2/20/2021 6:57 AM, Ed Minch wrote:
 >
 >
 >> On Feb 19, 2021, at 8:59 PM, Thomas Conroy via OldTools  wrote:
 >>
 >> Dunno if anyone has linked to this tool box yet:
 >> https://www.youtube.co
m/watch?v=_pRKHfr1wDI
 /> >>
 >> Tom ConroyBerkeley
 >>
 > It sure is beautiful but color me skeptical. Why would a house
carpenter carry around a half dozen axe handles and the pattern to
make them to each of his jobs? This is true of several other tools in
there. The brand-new slate nail cutter had a label "since 1853”, But
every DR Barton chisel has “1832” on it even though they were made
into the 1920’s. So the timing is questionable and the tool content
is questionable, but, it is a very nice collection of tools.
 >
 > Ed Minch
 >
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