1995.0006.317 A,B, Dovetail saw, side 1
  • 1995.0006.317 A,B, Dovetail saw, side 1
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Tool (for wood) (Dovetail saw)

  • Category:

    Tools

  • Creator (Role):

    Spear & Jackson (Manufacturer)

  • Place of Origin:

    Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, Europe

  • Materials:

    Iron; Steel; Wood; Mahogany; Beech; Brass

  • Museum Object Number:

    1995.0006.317 A, B


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Object Number

1995.0006.317 A, B

Object Name

Tool (for wood) (Dovetail saw)

Category

Tools

Credit Line/Donor

The Alexander Forbes Tool Collection

Creator (Role)

Spear & Jackson (Manufacturer)
1760-Present
Company is still in business as of July 2014. http://www.spear-and-jackson.com/about-us

Place of Origin

Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Mark or Signature or Inscription or Label

1. Mark; Side of backing; A central crest depicting "SPEAR & JACKSON" arched over a crown logo over "S[&J]" in turn over "Sheffield". The crest is flanked by the words "Double Refined" on one side and "Spring Steel" and "WARRANTED" on the other. All words with lowercase letters are script and the others are block. All stamped incuse and slightly effaced.

Materials

Iron; Steel; Wood; Mahogany; Beech; Brass

Dimensions (inches)

4.6 (H) , 13.4 (L) , 0.8 (W)

Dimensions (centimeters)

11.7 (H) , 34 (L) , 2.1 (W)

Measurement Notes

The measurements above are for the saw. The measurements for the cover are: L: 22.7cm, W: 1.7cm, H: 0.7cm.

Object Description

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Bibliography and Bibliographic Notes

[Book] Roberts, Kenneth D. 1980 Some 19th Century English Woodworking Tools: Edge and Joiner Tools and Bit Braces.
For reference to Spear and Jackson, see pages 54 and 86.
[Book] Salaman, Raphael Arthur. 1990 Dictionary of Woodworking Tools c. 1700 -1970 and tools of allied trades.
For a description of dovetail saws, see page 418.