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Oak oil stone

Oak oil stone

George Henry Taylor collection
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Sharpening stones
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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1790
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Pexto brand compass

Pexto brand compass

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Compasses
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Southington, Connecticut, United States of America
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Peck, Stowe & Wilcox Company
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Metal joinery staple referred to as a 'dog'

Metal joinery staple referred to as a 'dog'

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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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Brad punch

Brad punch

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Mortise gauge (seven inch)

Mortise gauge (seven inch)

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1926
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Scribing knife

Scribing knife

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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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Keyhole saw

Keyhole saw

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Sandpaper holder

Sandpaper holder

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Stanley No.30 spirit level

Stanley No.30 spirit level

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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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Trying plane

Trying plane

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Blade cover

Blade cover

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Retractable measuring tape with imperial markings

Retractable measuring tape with imperial markings

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Stanley No.73 10-inch ratchet brace

Stanley No.73 10-inch ratchet brace

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Building

Building

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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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Metal router

Metal router

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Woodworking gauge

Woodworking gauge

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Keyhole saw

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Scribing tool

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Drill

Drill

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Gimlet

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Pump screwdriver

Pump screwdriver

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Mallet made from jarrah

Mallet made from jarrah

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Pinchers

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Bead plane used during the construction of Old Parliament House

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Photograph of Parliament House, Canberra, shortly after its completion

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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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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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The captured German 28cm Railway Gun in a railway siding at Molonglo

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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Hammer with claws

Hammer with claws

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Photograph of Parliament House, Canberra, shortly after its completion

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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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1926
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Stanley Rule & Level Co No.12 box scraper

Stanley Rule & Level Co No.12 box scraper

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New Britain, Hartford County, Connecticut, United States of America
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Stanley Rule and Level Co
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Bevel

Bevel

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1900
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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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Screwdrivers
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Sheffield, England
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Rabone Chesterman No.1380 boxwood folding rule

Rabone Chesterman No.1380 boxwood folding rule

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Folding rules
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John Rabone & Son
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Spider gauge

Spider gauge

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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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Rebate plane

Rebate plane

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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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1926
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Bench axe and blade cover associated with George Taylor

Bench axe and blade cover associated with George Taylor

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A wooden sample of scribing

A wooden sample of scribing

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Mortise gauge

Mortise gauge

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Preston's straight spokeshave

Preston's straight spokeshave

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Stanley roofing square

Stanley roofing square

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Dovetail jig

Dovetail jig

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Scraper

Scraper

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Woodwork samples

Woodwork samples

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Single iron jack plane

Single iron jack plane

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Veneer scraper

Veneer scraper

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Photograph of Parliament House, Canberra, shortly after its completion

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George Henry Taylor collection
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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1926
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Jig for a spokeshave cutter

Jig for a spokeshave cutter

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A wooden sample of scribing

A wooden sample of scribing

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Tool pad

Tool pad

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Auger bits

Auger bits

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Ovolo 3/8 moulding blade

Ovolo 3/8 moulding blade

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Lamb's tongue moulding plane

Lamb's tongue moulding plane

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Sandpaper block

Sandpaper block

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Saw-setting tool

Saw-setting tool

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