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It is made out of oak, and is very dirty/stained/etc. All original hardware is in good shape - just some rust that can be sanded off with a wire wheel on the grinder.
I'm a DIYer/WW that took shop classes in high school - but I'd like some recommendations for restoring and refinishing this toolchest.
25; plus "American Folk Toys" pamphlet and Whittling And Woodcarving book by Tangerman. (American Woodworker magazines (8 total) March/April 1988, Vol. (Five books & booklets on tools and woodworking inc. SWTCA & MWTCA directory; EAIA book lists (2); You Can Make It For ProfitÃ¢â‚¬Å¡ booklet from National Committee on Wood Utilization 1931; Refinishing Furniture, by University of Missouri Collage of Agriculture 1948; Upholstering at Home,Ã¢â‚¬Å¡ pamphlet by Universityof Missouri College of Agriculture; and Homemade Rugs pamphlet by University of Missouri Collage of Agriculture.
1869; Zenith Tools & Cutlery; and Sandusky Tool Catalog No. Heckel; and the National Saw Company, reprinted by MWTCA in 1986 (Three woodworking and/or furniture making books: Classic American Furniture by Time Life; hardcover spiral bound; The Conservation and Restoration of Antique Furniture by Stan Learoyd; and Green Woodworking Handcrafting Wood From Log To Finished Product, by Langsner. (Lot of four furniture books: Country Pine Furniture Styles and Prices by Swedberg; Welsh Stick Chairs A Workshop Guide to the Windsor Chair by Brown; Making Authentic Craftsman Furniture Instructions and Planes for 62 Projects from the Crftman publication edited by Stickley; Lot of three tool catalog reprints: Buck & Hickman August 1902 Catalog of American Hand Tools, London, reprinted by MWTCA; Wm. Walter's Sons 1233 originally printed in 1888, reprinted by Roger K. (Tools Machinery Blacksmith Supplies Sears & Roebuck circa 1915 reprinted by MWTCA; Millers Falls & Goodell-Pratt Catalog 42 originally printed in 1938, reprinted by MWTCA; and January 1999 supply catalog of Weaver Leather.
There were bargains for tool dealers, antique shop owners & e Bay sellers alike.
There were 100s of planes (wood & iron), more than 100 hand saws (inc.
Gerstner & Sons and Union Tool Chest Company to hold punches, tap wrenches, and other machinist tools—Union also made boxes for Sears that were branded as Craftsman.
In the early 20th century, tool chests were produced by companies such as H.They do have a club, and I believe they offer free dating to members. Since Logans haven't been made since '73 or so I see no reason why Gerstner dosen't know what years they made certian model boxes. All the sales flyers used to have Kennedy stuff on sale, now it's the Waterloo boxes.I have catalogs from 1954 & 1955 that list that box as a No. They have done this for a few years (they have been in business for over 100 yrs.) They already have all of that information in their data base now so its all gravy to them. The big lockable main closure is brass plated steel, affixed to the box with two steel rivits on top and three on the bottom that has stamped into it: "USA Excelsior Stamford Conn" The front panel is also leather covered with a round tin finger hold centered in it held on by two small regular headed wood screws (countersunk). In fact he has kindly consented to send me some copies of the origianl Gerstner literature that he got when he purchased his used.
Inside of it it has a slightly recessed panel, covered in green felt) which measures 11" wide by 7" tall (front to back). Can you contact me off list about getting a copy of your catalog(s) information. So the question still stands: What years did they make the Model 42? Thank you JCHannum for the copies of your circulars of the Gerstner tool boxes. I got them well over a week ago and never Emailed you to say "Thank You". The question still stands: does anyone know how I can find out when the Model 42 boxes were produced? Regards, Ken I don't want to piss on anyons parade, but why do they get so much money for some wooden tool boxes? Girstners are a quality product using high quality wood and construction. Dave Thank you Iquithadenuff: RE: "Bought my 0-42 (oak) 05/05/72 .00" Now THATS EXACTLY the type of information I'm looking for! I believe that it was the very early Rolls-Royce ads that coined the phrase..................... (Four books: The Current Antique Furniture Style & Price Guide, edited by Grotz; Craftsman of the Cumberlands Tradition & Ceativity, by Jones; Sundials by R. Mayall; and Turned Woodware For Collectors Treen and Other Objects by Toller.