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Blow Torch

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Material
METAL/ALLOY-BRASS; WOOD-UNKNOWN;
Description
A brass 34cm round blow torch with a wooden handle and metal operating control on the top. Manufactures' plate is worn off. The brass fuel filler screw has the number 87 stamped on the top . On the control screw for operating the torch fuel is stamped OTTO BERNA CO ROCHESTER NY around the inner cir…
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
Sub-Category
METALWORKING TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Place Of Manufacture
United States: Rochester, New York
Description
A brass 34cm round blow torch with a wooden handle and metal operating control on the top. Manufactures' plate is worn off. The brass fuel filler screw has the number 87 stamped on the top . On the control screw for operating the torch fuel is stamped OTTO BERNA CO ROCHESTER NY around the inner circle of its' top
Material
METAL/ALLOY-BRASS; WOOD-UNKNOWN;
Accession No.
2017.98.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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Wrench

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Material
METAL-STEEL; METAL/ALLOY-BRASS;
WOOD-UNKNOWN;
Description
A heavy 32 cm long metal wrench with a wooden handle. The clamping head piece has two different patterns. On one side it has flat surfaces, the opposite side is ridged on the bottom with a peaked dome shape on the top. The wooden handle has a screw at the bottom, presumably joining with the metal s…
Title
Monkey or Pipe wrench
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
Sub-Category
METALWORKING TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Description
A heavy 32 cm long metal wrench with a wooden handle. The clamping head piece has two different patterns. On one side it has flat surfaces, the opposite side is ridged on the bottom with a peaked dome shape on the top. The wooden handle has a screw at the bottom, presumably joining with the metal section at the top of the handle. Manufacture stamped on one side of the head but is unreadable due to damage.On the opposite side, stamped in a small circle, is "TRADE B 7&C MARK"
Material
METAL-STEEL; METAL/ALLOY-BRASS;
WOOD-UNKNOWN;
Accession No.
2017.98.5
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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Tool

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Description
a) Consists of a long thin metal object that narrows at one end where it can be inserted into a homemade wood handle. At the other end the item broadens out into a small rectangular head with a grooved head with a series of tiney notches. These notches would clean the newly created threads. b) Home…
Title
Pratt and Whitney Thread Chaser
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR MATERIALS
Sub-Category
METALWORKING TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Description
a) Consists of a long thin metal object that narrows at one end where it can be inserted into a homemade wood handle. At the other end the item broadens out into a small rectangular head with a grooved head with a series of tiney notches. These notches would clean the newly created threads. b) Homemade wooden handle with a silver metal collar. It is round.
Inscriptions
Near the grooved rectangular end the following is stamped into the metal body:"P&W Co. 12 U.S."
Number Of Parts
2
Accession No.
1987.58.1 a-b
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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Hook Wrench

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Description
Metal wrench with long handle and hooked shaped end.
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR MATERIALS
Sub-Category
METALWORKING TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Description
Metal wrench with long handle and hooked shaped end.
History Of Use
Item likely associated with the railroad
Length
50.8
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Dimension Notes
Length measured from tip of end to curved edge of hook (longest distance)
Accession No.
2017.140.1 a
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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Valve Grinder

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Description
The main part of the tool is rounded metal, with a crank handle attached, and a knob at the top to support the tool while grinding (done by turning the crank). The long metal pole that extends from the base attaches to a valve, which is turned by the motion of the knob being rotated.
Original Owner
Art Simpson
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR MATERIALS
Sub-Category
METALWORKING TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Description
The main part of the tool is rounded metal, with a crank handle attached, and a knob at the top to support the tool while grinding (done by turning the crank). The long metal pole that extends from the base attaches to a valve, which is turned by the motion of the knob being rotated.
History Of Use
Valve grinding is an automotive term, referring to renewing the valve face area by grinding on a special grinding machine.
Accession No.
1999.1.4 a
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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Wrench

https://search.bvmuseum.org/link/artifacts3476
Material
METAL / ALLOY - UNKNOWN
Description
A metal tool consisting of a flat straight bar that flares outward at both ends into a rounded head with two fixed and curved jaws. One head is larger than the other. There is a piece of tape encircling one end with the number "13" written on it in red ink.
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR MATERIALS
Sub-Category
METALWORKING TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Description
A metal tool consisting of a flat straight bar that flares outward at both ends into a rounded head with two fixed and curved jaws. One head is larger than the other. There is a piece of tape encircling one end with the number "13" written on it in red ink.
Narrative
Part of a steam powered diamond drill picked up from a site near Coal Creek.
Material
METAL / ALLOY - UNKNOWN
Inscriptions
The number "225" is inscribed on one of the flat sides of the bar.
Height
2.25
Width
Large end: 10.5 Small End: 8
Length
51.5
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1994.9.14
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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Monkey wrench

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Material
METAL / ALLOY - UNKNOWN
Description
A large monkey wrench. The handle is long with symmetrical grooves on either side and rounded edges. The wrench has a flat head, with two jaws, one is fixed and the other is adjustable using a metal dial.
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR MATERIALS
Sub-Category
METALWORKING TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Description
A large monkey wrench. The handle is long with symmetrical grooves on either side and rounded edges. The wrench has a flat head, with two jaws, one is fixed and the other is adjustable using a metal dial.
Narrative
Part of a steam powered diamond drill picked up from a site near Coal Creek.
Material
METAL / ALLOY - UNKNOWN
Inscriptions
Embossed on the handle is "DROP FORGED STEEL". On the other side of the handle is "TRADE TRIMO".
Height
5.25
Width
12
Length
63.5
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1994.9.13
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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Blacksmith Tongs

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Material
METAL/ALLOY-UNKNOWN;
Description
A long green blacksmithing tool. It has two handles that pull apart so the bottom opens. The bottom is square and rectangular.
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
Sub-Category
METALWORKING TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Description
A long green blacksmithing tool. It has two handles that pull apart so the bottom opens. The bottom is square and rectangular.
History Of Use
This tool was used and owned by Peavine Harvey.
Material
METAL/ALLOY-UNKNOWN;
Height
2.7
Width
2.6
Length
55
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1994.5.5
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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Blacksmith Tongs

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Material
METAL/ALLOY-UNKNOWN;
Description
A long green blacksmithing tool. It has two handles that pull apart so the bottom opens. The bottom is square and rectangular.
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
Sub-Category
METALWORKING TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Description
A long green blacksmithing tool. It has two handles that pull apart so the bottom opens. The bottom is square and rectangular.
History Of Use
This blacksmithing tool was used by Peavine Harvey.
Material
METAL/ALLOY-UNKNOWN;
Height
3.2
Width
3.9
Length
51.5
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1994.5.6
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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Post Drill

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Description
Metal press drill. Wood and metal handle is used to turn three cranks, which powers the drill tip mounted to the end. Drill has two "feet" on each side to mount it upright for use. On one side it reads "CAN. BLOWER & / FORGE CO. LTD / KITCHENER / ONT". "614" is below this, indicating the model numb…
Manufacturer
Canadian Blower & Forge Company
Other Names
Press Drill
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR MATERIALS
Sub-Category
METALWORKING TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Place Of Manufacture
Canada: Kitchener, Ontario
Description
Metal press drill. Wood and metal handle is used to turn three cranks, which powers the drill tip mounted to the end. Drill has two "feet" on each side to mount it upright for use. On one side it reads "CAN. BLOWER & / FORGE CO. LTD / KITCHENER / ONT". "614" is below this, indicating the model number.
History Of Use
Post drills were hand operated, used for drilling into metal. The drill would be mounted to a wall or post for use.
Accession No.
2017.120.1 a
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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Pipe Wrench

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Material
METAL-STEEL;
Description
Spring grip pipe wrench has a rounded head with a spring-loaded, round gear with teeth for jaws. The gear is in a casing on the 19cm handle of wrench, it is attached by a bolt in the center and allows the gear wheel to move up and down for different sized jobs. The handle is a rounded hollow piec…
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR MATERIALS
Sub-Category
METALWORKING TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Description
Spring grip pipe wrench has a rounded head with a spring-loaded, round gear with teeth for jaws. The gear is in a casing on the 19cm handle of wrench, it is attached by a bolt in the center and allows the gear wheel to move up and down for different sized jobs. The handle is a rounded hollow piece of metal with a hole at the very end and the following cast marks on the handle: 'CRAFT 10 IN.' On the opposite side of handle: 'THE CRAFTSMAN TOOL CO. CONNEAUT.O.PAT.NOV.1907'
History Of Use
Spring grip pipe wrench used by Thor Paulson in Telkwa for miscellaneous metalworking purposes.
Material
METAL-STEEL;
Width
7
Length
27.5
Depth
3
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1983.23.6
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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Hollow-Bit Tongs

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Material
METAL/ALLOY-IRON-WROUGHT;
Description
An all metal pair of pliars consisting of two long narrow piece of iron joined by a pin at the head. These curve into two arced shaped pinchers. These jaws curve and then round back to form a small circle where they meet. The handles are 34.5cm long. The jaws are 11cm long (from pin).
Other Names
Curved Lip Tongs
Fluted Jaw Tongs
Gad Tongs
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR MATERIALS
Sub-Category
METALWORKING TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Description
An all metal pair of pliars consisting of two long narrow piece of iron joined by a pin at the head. These curve into two arced shaped pinchers. These jaws curve and then round back to form a small circle where they meet. The handles are 34.5cm long. The jaws are 11cm long (from pin).
History Of Use
Tongs used for blacksmithing.
Material
METAL/ALLOY-IRON-WROUGHT;
Width
12.4
Length
48.5
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1979.115.41 e
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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Flat Tongs

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Material
METAL/ALLOY-IRON-WROUGHT;
Description
An all metal pair of pliers fashioned of two long narrow pieces of iron joined by a pin at the head. The handles are 26.5cm long. The jaws are 4.5cm long (from pin) and are straight lipped and open mouthed.
Other Names
Open-mouth tongs
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR MATERIALS
Sub-Category
METALWORKING TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Description
An all metal pair of pliers fashioned of two long narrow pieces of iron joined by a pin at the head. The handles are 26.5cm long. The jaws are 4.5cm long (from pin) and are straight lipped and open mouthed.
History Of Use
Open-mouth tongs used for blacksmithing.
Material
METAL/ALLOY-IRON-WROUGHT;
Width
3
Length
31.5
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1979.115.41 h
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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Chisel

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Material
METAL-STEEL;
Description
Chisel is a flat rectangular piece of metal with a thin tapered end and a small flat end.
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR MATERIALS
Sub-Category
METALWORKING TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Description
Chisel is a flat rectangular piece of metal with a thin tapered end and a small flat end.
History Of Use
Chisel used for blacksmithing and metalworking purposes.
Material
METAL-STEEL;
Width
4.5
Length
26.5
Depth
0.5
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1979.115.45 k
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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Wrench

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Material
METAL-STEEL; PAINT; WOOD-UNKNOWN;
Description
Large metalworking wrench with a blue wooden handle. Dents in the clamp from use. "Canada" inscribed on the arm of the Wrench.
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR MATERIALS
Sub-Category
METALWORKING TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Description
Large metalworking wrench with a blue wooden handle. Dents in the clamp from use. "Canada" inscribed on the arm of the Wrench.
Material
METAL-STEEL; PAINT; WOOD-UNKNOWN;
Length
29.7
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1983.23.7
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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Wrench

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Material
METAL-STEEL; WOOD-UNKNOWN;
Description
This wrench consists of one piece of metal that forms the jaw and the bar which extends from one end to the handle. The jaw is rectangular and beveled on one end and has 'CNR' imprinted on one side. The bar has two flat sides w/ 'GRAY-TORONTO 15IN' on one side and 'MADE IN CANADA' on the other side…
Manufacturer
Gray-Toronto
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR MATERIALS
Sub-Category
METALWORKING TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Place Of Manufacture
Canada
Start Date
1921
Description
This wrench consists of one piece of metal that forms the jaw and the bar which extends from one end to the handle. The jaw is rectangular and beveled on one end and has 'CNR' imprinted on one side. The bar has two flat sides w/ 'GRAY-TORONTO 15IN' on one side and 'MADE IN CANADA' on the other side. The handle consists of two rounded pieces of wood riveted to a metal frame like a knife handle.
History Of Use
This item can be found in the old Marsha-l-Well's Cataloged. ( Date unknown), but one of this size sold for $6.40.
Material
METAL-STEEL; WOOD-UNKNOWN;
Length
38.5
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1990.49.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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Set Hammer

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Material
METAL-STEEL;
WOOD-UNKNOWN;
Description
A hammer with a 25.5cm long, rounded, wooden handle. This is fitted into a metal head with one rounded end and a flat end.
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR MATERIALS
Sub-Category
METALWORKING TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Description
A hammer with a 25.5cm long, rounded, wooden handle. This is fitted into a metal head with one rounded end and a flat end.
History Of Use
Hammer used for blacksmithing purposes.
Material
METAL-STEEL;
WOOD-UNKNOWN;
Height
4
Width
7.5
Length
30
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1979.115.40 h
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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Tongs

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Material
METAL/ALLOY-IRON-WROUGHT;
Description
A pair of tongs made of metal fashioned by two long narrow piece of iron joined by a pin at the head. The handles are 40cm long. The jaws are 6cm long (from pin) and have a 90 degree elbow shape similar to an 'L'.
Other Names
band tongs
bent tongs
clevis tongs
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR MATERIALS
Sub-Category
METALWORKING TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Description
A pair of tongs made of metal fashioned by two long narrow piece of iron joined by a pin at the head. The handles are 40cm long. The jaws are 6cm long (from pin) and have a 90 degree elbow shape similar to an 'L'.
History Of Use
Tongs used for blacksmithing.
Material
METAL/ALLOY-IRON-WROUGHT;
Width
4
Length
47.5
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1979.115.41 c
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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Chisel

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Material
METAL-STEEL;
Description
Chisel is a metal, rounded tool with a small tapered end measuring 3cm wide. The other end is rounded and 4cm in diameter.
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR MATERIALS
Sub-Category
METALWORKING TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Description
Chisel is a metal, rounded tool with a small tapered end measuring 3cm wide. The other end is rounded and 4cm in diameter.
History Of Use
Chisel used for blacksmithing and metalworking purposes.
Material
METAL-STEEL;
Length
30
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1979.115.45 q
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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Chisel

https://search.bvmuseum.org/link/artifacts472
Material
METAL-STEEL;
Description
Chisel is a four sided punch that tapers to a flat semi-pointed square bit. The face is slightly mushroomed from use and measures 2.5cm by 2.5cm. The bit is 1cm by 1cm.
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR MATERIALS
Sub-Category
METALWORKING TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Description
Chisel is a four sided punch that tapers to a flat semi-pointed square bit. The face is slightly mushroomed from use and measures 2.5cm by 2.5cm. The bit is 1cm by 1cm.
History Of Use
Chisel used for blacksmithing and metalworking purposes.
Material
METAL-STEEL;
Width
2.5
Length
13
Depth
2.5
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1979.115.45 b
Type of Record
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