Eighteenth-Century Woodworking Tools: Papers Presented at a Tool Symposium, May 19-22, 1994

Williamsburg, Va. The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, 1997. Softcover. Gray & illus. wraps, 248 pp., BW illus. VG (Previous owner wrote name on front flyleaf; otherwise, Like New.). Item #136765
ISBN: 0879351101

Volume III of the series Colonial Williamsburg Historic Trades. Contains 15 papers presented at the 1994 conference: Woodworking Tools before 1700 / Philip Walker -- The Development of the English Toolmaking Industry during the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries / David Hey -- Eighteenth-Century American Toolmaking / Paul B. Kebabian -- Tools for Sale: The Marketing and Distribution of English Woodworking Tools in England and America / Nancy L. Hagedorn -- "He wants a Sett of Tools": The Acquisition and Ownership of Tools in Virginia / Jan K. Gilliam -- The Archaeological Evidence of Tools Used in Seventeenth- and Eighteenth-Century Virginia / David Harvey -- From Granford to Gabriel: Some Aspects of Planemaking in England in the Eighteenth Century / Jane and Mark Rees -- Planemaking in Eighteenth-Century America / Donald and Anne Wing -- The Joiner's Trade and the Wooden Plane in Eighteenth-Century New England / Ted Ingraham -- Apprentices / Harold B. Gill, Jr. -- In Search of the Colonial Woodworking Shop: Benches, Shops, and the Woodworking Process / Scott Landis -- Using Tools to Earn a Living and the Dominy Family of East Hampton, Long Island / Charles F. Hummel -- Wing and Reed: Case Studies of Two Early Nineteenth-Century Chairmakers / Frank G. White -- An Eighteenth-Century Harpsichord Workshop Contributes Two Important Technologies / John R. Watson -- "The Debate of the Carpenter's Tools" / Roy Underhill.

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