Bradford West Gwillimbury Public Library Archives

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Auger

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  • 1889 - 1946

A metal and wood auger. An auger would be used for drilling holes, largely used in woodworking/carpentry. Part of a collection of woodworking tools and items owned by Walter Reeves and Joseph Mark (Mark was original spelling before it changed to ...

Bill Marks

Bow Saw

  • CA BWGPL AR-Build-2018-11-27-01
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  • 1889 - 1946

A bow saw, which would have been used in woodworking. Part of a collection of woodworking tools and items owned by Walter Reeves and Joseph Mark (Mark was original spelling before it changed to Marks). Reeves was Bradford Town Constable and Mark ...

Bill Marks

Colton's File Cleaner

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  • 1889 - 1946

A file cleaner, which would have been used to clean debris off of a carpentry file to ensure it was ready for use. Part of a collection of woodworking tools and items owned by Walter Reeves and Joseph Mark (Mark was original spelling before it ch...

Bill Marks

Foldable Ruler

  • CA BWGPL AR-Build-2018-11-27-04
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  • 1889 - 1946

A foldable wooden ruler, made by Lufkin. Part of a collection of woodworking tools and items owned by Walter Reeves and Joseph Mark (Mark was original spelling before it changed to Marks). Reeves was Bradford Town Constable and Mark was a railway...

Bill Marks

Hanging Level

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  • 1889 - 1946

A form of level (specific type unknown) that appears to be used by hanging it to determine if something is level. The inside has liquid. Part of a collection of woodworking tools and items owned by Walter Reeves and Joseph Mark (Mark was original...

Bill Marks

Metal Smoothing Plane

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  • 1889 - 1946

A bench plane made largely of metal with wooden components , specifically a smoothing plane. It would be used for shaping wood or smoothing a wood surface in woodworking/carpentry. Part of a collection of woodworking tools and items owned by Walt...

Bill Marks

Metal and Wood Bench Plane

  • CA BWGPL AR-Build-2018-12-11-02
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  • 1889 - 1946

A wooden and metal bench plane. It would be used for shaping wood or smoothing a wood surface in woodworking/carpentry. Part of a collection of woodworking tools and items owned by Walter Reeves and Joseph Mark (Mark was original spelling before ...

Bill Marks

Nail

  • CA BWGPL AR-Build-2018-11-27-05
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  • 1889 - 1946

A nail, heavily damaged by corrosion. Part of a collection of woodworking tools and items owned by Walter Reeves and Joseph Mark (Mark was original spelling before it changed to Marks). Reeves was Bradford Town Constable and Mark was a railway wo...

Bill Marks

Shephard & Morse Lumber Company Tin

  • CA BWGPL AR-Build-2018-11-27-02
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  • 1877 - 1935

This is a small tin container, engraved with "Shephard & Morse Lumber Co/Boston, New York, Burlington, VT AND Ottawa, Canada." The company was in operation under this name from 1877 - 1935. Part of a collection of woodworking tools and items owne...

Bill Marks

Sliding T Bevel

  • CA BWGPL AR-Build-2018-11-26-04
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  • 1889 - 1946

A sliding T bevel (also known as a bevel gauge), often used in carpentry. It is moveable to create an angle that can then be transferred. Part of a collection of woodworking tools and items owned by Walter Reeves and Joseph Mark (Mark was origina...

Bill Marks

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