Museum Rhykenology

Courtesy of Andrew Beelen, member of the Facebook group Rhykenology, shared this interesting H. Chapin sash plane: Listed in the Bliven & Meade catalog as a Self-Regulating Screw Arm Handled Sash Plane, it is in truth a double boxed handled sash plane, non-regulating. The heel is stamped Wm. McK. Perry... Read more →

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Courtesy the New York Public Library Digital Collections comes this 108 page excerpt from Roubo's L'Art Du Menuisier En Meubles. Download Roubonypl Till next, Gary Read more →

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Trade Catalog / Broadside Joiners' Tools Manufactured By John J. Bowles, Main Street, Hartford, Conn. c1840. Wooden plane maker price list which I sold a year or so ago. You name it, he made it. Chimney plane, anyone? If it pleases you, a copy of this broadside as a sticker,... Read more →

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Herewith the complete though well worn 1858 trade catalog of The Baldwin Tool Co.: Illustrated Catalogue And Price List Of The Baldwin Tool Co's Premium Bench Planes And Moulding Tools: Also, A List of Boy's And Gentlemen's Tool Chests, And Superior Plane Irons, From W & S Butcher's Extra Cast... Read more →

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1867 Auburn Tool Co., 50 Owasco Street, Auburn, N.Y. Price List Of Bench Planes. The Auburn Tool Co. sub-contracted much of it's plane making to the New York State prison system. For a history of the Auburn Tool Co., see the Davistown Museum history. 1867 Auburn Tool Co. Price List... Read more →

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