Since learning metric measurements in school I’ve always been a user of the millimetre and never questioned its suitability.Richard was also taught metric first but as soon as he was out in to the practical world of work he adopted the use of imperial finding it much more intuitive.is the recovery, identification, evaluation, and display of the hand tools of the maritime culture of coastal New England from the first European visitors in the 16th century to the fluorescence of the Industrial Revolution.Particular emphasis is put on the display of hand tools characteristic of the maritime culture of Maine and New England, its shipbuilders and toolmakers, as well as the tools of the trades of the artisans of Davistown Plantation, later the towns of Montville and Liberty.There's nothing that will keep it from being an excellent user. It's in especially clean conditon and has no damage or wear. The blade is just as nice- it has no pitting and all of its original length.It has a very light maker's mark in a circular pattern at the toe but I can't read it. Item Number mp2761 Click Here For More Photos Extra-Crisp & Clean 3/8in Side Bead Molding Plane by Taber. it's in great shape and is a very desirable small size for case and cabinet work Item Number mp2763 Click Here For More Photos Tuned and *Working* 10in Dovetail Saw.This saw has a 10in plate 2in deep under the steel spine.
The plane has a long and clean blade with an equally nice nicker blade in it.An Archaeology of Tools Table of Contents Preface to the collection Historical Background Exhibition Overview Inventory Key -- A guide to Abbreviations Collection Catalogs Historic Maritime I (1607-1676): The First Colonial Dominion (pdf) Historic Maritime II (1720-1800): The Second Colonial Dominion & the Early Republic (pdf) Historic Maritime III (1800-1840): Boomtown Years & the Dawn of the Industrial Revolution (pdf) Historic Maritime IV (1840-1865): The Early Industrial Revolution (pdf) The Industrial Revolution (1865f.): Classic Period of American Machinist's Tools (pdf) Other Factory Made Tools (pdf) Other Collections Special Collections--Modern Tools or Tools of Special Significance: Davistown Museum School Loan Program (pdf) German Steel Tools made from Rasps or Files (pdf) Interactive Displays (pdf) Tool Exam (pdf) Unknown Maker's Marks (pdf) Tools Sent in for Identification and Unidentified Tools Catalog of Maine Tools Tools of Historic Interest not in the Museum Collection Registry of Maine Tool Museums Art of the Edge Tool Exhibit Part I and Part II The Davistown Museum has produced a number of publications both in print and electronic form on the subjects of tools, art, and history.Below are links to the online versions of the texts.A suggested donation of 10 cents a page helps offset the cost of maintaining the website, researching, and publishing the materials.These may all be purchased from our list of publications.The depth stop has a steel sole and is adjusted by means of a brass wheel on top of the plane. It's a very desirable size and a nice, working plane Item Number mp2759 Click Here For More Photos 3/8in Dado Molding Plane.