VINTAGE WOODWORKING HAND TOOLS

Representative Tool Box

Last updated: 5 March 2017

Most of my tools were, and are, of 1920s and 1930s vintage, being the favorite ones I used during my employment in the woodworking trade (1947-1950), later as a woodworking hobbyist and that I still use for home maintenance projects.

During my apprenticeship, senior craftsmen had their own permanently assigned benches and work areas where they stored and maintained their tools in accordance with their personal tastes. Apprentices were itinerents - constantantly being re-assigned to different senior craftsmen for varying periods of time - and therefor used tool boxes to store their tools which they could park on the bench of the senior craftsman to whom they were currently assigned.


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Three drawer tool box with lid well.


LID WELL

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TOP DRAWER

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MIDDLE DRAWER

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Craftsman's alternate middle drawer

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BOTTOM DRAWER

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Saws not in tool box (hanging on adjacent wall)

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Link to Vintage Woodworking Hand Tools Directory