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Retractable measuring tape with imperial markings

Retractable measuring tape with imperial markings

George Henry Taylor collection
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Tape measures
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Germany
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Scraper

Scraper

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Scriber

Scriber

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Joinery tools
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Trying plane

Trying plane

George Henry Taylor collection
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Mr George H. Taylor
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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

George Henry Taylor collection
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Hollow moulding plane

Hollow moulding plane

George Henry Taylor collection
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Hollow planes
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Preston's straight spokeshave

Preston's straight spokeshave

George Henry Taylor collection
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Spokeshaves
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Double iron wooden smoothing plane

Double iron wooden smoothing plane

George Henry Taylor collection
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Smoothing planes
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Stewart Spiers
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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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Bead planes
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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1926
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Spokeshave

Spokeshave

George Henry Taylor collection
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A wooden sample of scribing

A wooden sample of scribing

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Keyhole saw

Keyhole saw

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Keyhole saws
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Jig for a spokeshave cutter

Jig for a spokeshave cutter

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Jigs
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Pump screwdriver

Pump screwdriver

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Screwdrivers
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Round moulding plane

Round moulding plane

George Henry Taylor collection
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Moulding planes
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Mallet made from jarrah

Mallet made from jarrah

George Henry Taylor collection
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Veneer scraper

Veneer scraper

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Pinchers

Pinchers

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Router made of Yellow Box wood

Router made of Yellow Box wood

George Henry Taylor collection
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Ovolo 3/8 moulding blade

Ovolo 3/8 moulding blade

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Moulding planes
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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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Bevel

Bevel

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1900
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Ovolo 5/8 moulding blade

Ovolo 5/8 moulding blade

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Moulding planes
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Double iron wooden smoothing plane

Double iron wooden smoothing plane

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Hammer with claws

Hammer with claws

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Woodworking gauge

Woodworking gauge

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Half round hand moulding plane

Half round hand moulding plane

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Scribing tool

Scribing tool

George Henry Taylor collection
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Joinery tools
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Dovetail saw

Dovetail saw

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Woodworking saws
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Philadelphia, United States of America
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Henry Disston & Sons
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Lamb's tongue moulding plane

Lamb's tongue moulding plane

George Henry Taylor collection
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Moulding planes
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Woodwork samples

Woodwork samples

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Bevel

Bevel

George Henry Taylor collection
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Southington, Connecticut, United States of America
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Henry Disston & Sons
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1935
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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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1955
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Sandpaper holder

Sandpaper holder

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Holders
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Oval ebony and brass Mortise gauge

Oval ebony and brass Mortise gauge

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Woodworking gauges
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Stanley No.11 nail punch

Stanley No.11 nail punch

George Henry Taylor collection
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Punches
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United States of America
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Stanley
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Firmer chisel

Firmer chisel

George Henry Taylor collection
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Chisels
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Glasgow, Scotland
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Alex Mathieson & Son
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Mitre template

Mitre template

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Joinery tools
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Keyhole saw

Keyhole saw

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Keyhole saws
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1915
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Leather nail bag

Leather nail bag

George Henry Taylor collection
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Tool bags
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Set of two wooden Bowings (winding sticks) made from cedar

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

George Henry Taylor collection
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Joinery tools
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Metal scraper

Metal scraper

George Henry Taylor collection
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Scrapers
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Mortise gauge

Mortise gauge

George Henry Taylor collection
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Woodworking gauges
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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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Mr George H. Taylor
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1790
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Brad punch

Brad punch

George Henry Taylor collection
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Punches
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Mortise eight inch wooden gauge

Mortise eight inch wooden gauge

George Henry Taylor collection
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Woodworking gauges
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Metal joinery staple referred to as a 'dog'

Metal joinery staple referred to as a 'dog'

George Henry Taylor collection
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Joinery tools
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Saw-setting tool

Saw-setting tool

George Henry Taylor collection
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Saw-setting tools
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United States of America
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Mr George H. Taylor
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Mortise gauge (seven inch)

Mortise gauge (seven inch)

George Henry Taylor collection
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Stanley 10 inch square

Stanley 10 inch square

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Squares
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Single iron jack plane

Single iron jack plane

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Jack planes
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Germany
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Spider gauge

Spider gauge

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Stanley No.64 straight spokeshave

Stanley No.64 straight spokeshave

George Henry Taylor collection
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Spokeshaves
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Stanley
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Mortise gauge (seven inch)

Mortise gauge (seven inch)

George Henry Taylor collection
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Mr George H. Taylor
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Set of seven metal joinery staples referred to as 'dogs'

Set of seven metal joinery staples referred to as 'dogs'

George Henry Taylor collection
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Joinery tools
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Mr George H. Taylor
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Stanley Rule & Level Co No.12 box scraper

Stanley Rule & Level Co No.12 box scraper

George Henry Taylor collection
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Scrapers
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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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Stanley No.122 nine-inch square

Stanley No.122 nine-inch square

George Henry Taylor collection
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Squares
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United States of America
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Stanley
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1980
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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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Mr George H. Taylor
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1926
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Rabbet plane

Rabbet plane

George Henry Taylor collection
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Brass plumb-bob

Brass plumb-bob

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