Publication Holdings

This is a listing of my holdings/resources in print, reprint or digital form. Digital copies will be links to my download page or where the copy I have is hosted. Arranged alphabetically by manufacturer/brand if applicable or by topic if not. This list will have redundant entries with the Known Catalogs and Saw Literature pages, but there may be omissions from one or the other so check them all.

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Key:

  • Book - Physical copy in collection indicates an original
  • Reprint Availabe indicates a reprint
  •  Document - Digital copy in collection  indicates a digital copy

Clicking on a Document - Digital copy in collection(digital copy) icon will take you to the download page for it. Many of these are third-party, use at your own risk and responsibly. In general the file is a PDF. If there are multiple sources, they will be listed:

1:Document - Digital copy in collection 2:Document - Digital copy in collection

1: With notes about
2: the different links

As I have copies of all these, let me know if the resource disappears so I can make a copy available.

If you have an old (pre-1930s) catalog or book on tools or woodworking let me know. I enjoy making these resources available on the internet. I would love to borrow your copy or will considers trades and purchases. Contact me for details.

By Company:

Adjustable Clamp Co.

Clamps Catalog No. 14 (32 pgs. – 1939) Book - Physical copy in collection

Atkins

Saws and Saw Tools (Catalog, 116 pgs. – 1894) Document - Digital copy in collection

Saws and Saw Tools (Catalog, 136 pgs. – 1895) 1:Document - Digital copy in collection 2:Document - Digital copy in collection 3:Document - Digital copy in collection

1: From the Internet Archives, best copy
2: (WKFineTools) Identical to above except with a watermark on every page
3: (HathiTrust) Identical to above except with a watermark on every page

Trade Price Sheet applying to Catalog No. 22 (18 pgs. – 1948) Document - Digital copy in collection

Saw Sense (Booklet, 32 pgs. – unknown) 1:Document - Digital copy in collection

1: Internet Archive of oldtoolsshop.com

Saw Sense [Silver Steel] (Booklet, 48 pgs. – unknown) 1:Document - Digital copy in collection

1: Internet Archive of oldtoolsshop.com

 Saw Book for the Farm Workshop and Woodlands (Booklet, 36 pgs. – 1931)Document - Digital copy in collection

Bartholomew, H. S.

Price-List of Breast Drills, Braces, Ferrules, Etc., Etc. (23 pgs. – 190?) Book - Physical copy in collection Document - Digital copy in collection

Bishop (Ohlen-Bishop)

Saw Efficiency (Booklet, 60 pgs. – 1937) Book - Physical copy in collection Document - Digital copy in collection

New Line Hand Saws, Catalog “A” (14 pgs. – 1929) Book - Physical copy in collection

Boice (Boice-Crane)

Below are the two catalogs for which I have a copy. You can find these as well as other catalogs and manuals at the Boice-Crane page on Vintage Machinery.

Boice Catalog “C” (77 pgs. – 1929) Document - Digital copy in collection

Boice-Crane Catalog “D” / Woodcraft (51 pgs. – 1931) Document - Digital copy in collection

Boynton

Lightning Saws (24/28 pgs. – 1872) Document - Digital copy in collection

Brown & Sharpe

Small Tools Catalog No. 34 (512 pgs. – 1941) Book - Physical copy in collection

Includes Consumer Discount Sheet (June 1, 1941) and Items Temporarily Withdrawn (March 17, 1941)

Craftsman

Crescent

Catalog No. 24 (30 pgs. – unknown) Document - Digital copy in collection

Disston

Catalogs

The Hand-Saw. How to use it, how to choose it, and how to keep it. (12 pgs. – 1875) Document - Digital copy in collection

Catalog January, 1918 (240 pgs. – 1918) Document - Digital copy in collection*

* Partial Copy, some pages not related to handsaws were ommitted

Saw, Tool and File Manual (47 pgs. – 1939) Document - Digital copy in collection

Saw, Tool and File Manual (47 pgs. – 1945) Document - Digital copy in collection

Cross-cut Saw Booklet (51 pgs. – unknown) Document - Digital copy in collection

Handbooks

Lumbermen’s Hand-Book (47 pgs. – 1874)

Hand-Book for Lumbermen (1888)

Hand Book for Lumbermen (1902)

Lumberman’s Handbook (1921)

Handbook on Saws (1907)

Handbook on Saws (1912)

Handbook on Saws (1919)

The Pruning Book (1921)

‘In History’

The Saw in History (64 pgs. – 1916)

The File in History (78 pgs. – 1921)

The Crucible (trade Periodical)

D.R. Barton

See: Mack

Eagle

Ford-Pitt

Frasse

Fray

Goodell-pratt

Complete Catalog Number 17 (416 pgs. – 1930)Book - Physical copy in collection

Greenlee

Hammacher-Schlemmer

Hartford Clamp

Heck, William

Hibbard, spence & Bartlett

Keen Kutter

Los Angeles HDW. Co.

Mack

Marples

Melhuish

Millers Falls

National Saw Co.

Niles Tool Works

North brothers

Peck, Stow & Wilcox

Mechanics tools Catalogue No. 20 Tool Section (Catalog, 149 pgs. – 1923) Document - Digital copy in collection

Sargent

Shurly Dietrich

Simonds

Simonds Saws & Knives (Catalog, 174 pgs. – Jan, 1912) Book - Physical copy in collection

Stanley

Catalogue of Tools and Hardware (84 pgs. – 1870 Republished 1973) Reprint Availabe

Supplement ” ” ” ” (16 pgs. – 1871 Republished 1973) Reprint Availabe

Price List of [...] Rules, [etc.] (Catalog, 67 pgs. – Jan, 1877 Republished 1980) Reprint Availabe

Price List of [...] Rules, [etc.] (Catalog, 65 pgs. – Jan, 1892 Republished 1972) Reprint Availabe

Improved Labor-Saving Carpenters’ Tools (Booklet, 18 pgs. – 1898?) Book - Physical copy in collection Document - Digital copy in collection

Improved Labor-Saving Carpenters’ Tools (Booklet, 17 pgs. – 1899-1900?) Book - Physical copy in collection

Carpenters and Mechanics Tools No. 102 (Catalog, 127 pgs. – 1909) Reprint Availabe

Catalogue No. 34 (240 pgs. – April, 1939) Book - Physical copy in collection

Starrett

Strelinger

Swan

Waterbury

Waterston

Wheeler, Madden & Bakewell

Wheeler, Madden & Clemson

White, I. & L. J.

Winchester

Winstead

Witherby

Woodrough & Mcparlin

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