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Set of two wooden Bowings (winding sticks) made from cedar

Set of two wooden Bowings (winding sticks) made from cedar

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Joinery tools
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Mortise gauge (seven inch)

Mortise gauge (seven inch)

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Scribing knife

Scribing knife

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Spokeshave

Spokeshave

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Stanley No.30 spirit level

Stanley No.30 spirit level

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United States of America
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Stanley No.73 10-inch ratchet brace

Stanley No.73 10-inch ratchet brace

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Ratchet braces
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Photograph of the construction of Old Parliament House

Photograph of the construction of Old Parliament House

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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Photograph of Cotter Dam

Photograph of Cotter Dam

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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Nail punch

Nail punch

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Stanley no.113 compass plane

Stanley no.113 compass plane

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Stanley Rule and Level Co
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Round moulding plane

Round moulding plane

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Preston's straight spokeshave

Preston's straight spokeshave

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Saw-setting tool

Saw-setting tool

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Router made of Yellow Box wood

Router made of Yellow Box wood

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Building

Building

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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Brad punch

Brad punch

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Keyhole saw

Keyhole saw

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Hollow moulding plane

Hollow moulding plane

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A wooden sample of scribing

A wooden sample of scribing

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Scraper

Scraper

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Mortise eight inch wooden gauge

Mortise eight inch wooden gauge

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Metal router

Metal router

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Photograph of St Johns Church, Reid, with headstones in the foreground

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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Bead plane used during the construction of Old Parliament House

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Pinchers

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Stanley 10 inch square

Stanley 10 inch square

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Stanley No.11 nail punch

Stanley No.11 nail punch

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Woodwork samples

Woodwork samples

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Single iron jack plane

Single iron jack plane

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Drill

Drill

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Keyhole saw

Keyhole saw

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Retractable measuring tape with imperial markings

Retractable measuring tape with imperial markings

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Plane iron

Plane iron

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Photograph of Hotel Canberra

Photograph of Hotel Canberra

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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Stanley 'Yankee' No.130A pump screwdriver with two bits

Stanley 'Yankee' No.130A pump screwdriver with two bits

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Sheffield, England
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Sandpaper block

Sandpaper block

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Joinery tools
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Lamb's tongue moulding plane

Lamb's tongue moulding plane

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Bevel

Bevel

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1900
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Bead plane used during the construction of Old Parliament House

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George Henry Taylor collection
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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1926
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Oval ebony and brass Mortise gauge

Oval ebony and brass Mortise gauge

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Spider gauge

Spider gauge

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Keyhole saw

Keyhole saw

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1915
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Mortise gauge (seven inch)

Mortise gauge (seven inch)

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1926
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Tool pad

Tool pad

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Half round hand moulding plane

Half round hand moulding plane

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Bevel

Bevel

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Southington, Connecticut, United States of America
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Henry Disston & Sons
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Keyhole saw

Keyhole saw

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Mortise gauge

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Metal joinery staple referred to as a 'dog'

Metal joinery staple referred to as a 'dog'

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Sandpaper holder

Sandpaper holder

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Dovetail jig

Dovetail jig

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Blade cover

Blade cover

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Double iron wooden smoothing plane

Double iron wooden smoothing plane

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Bead plane used during the construction of Old Parliament House

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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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1926
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Oak oil stone

Oak oil stone

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Sharpening stones
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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1790
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The Duke and Duchess of York in a carriage at the opening of Parliament House, Canberra

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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Pump screwdriver

Pump screwdriver

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Woodworking gauge

Woodworking gauge

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Stanley roofing square

Stanley roofing square

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Bead plane used during the construction of Old Parliament House

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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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