17th Century Tools

Jointer Plane – American Beech, Wrought Iron, Tool Steel

  • All hand tool construction
  • Exact replica of Mary-Rose ship jointer plane

 

Layout & Markup Tools – American Beech, Northern Red Oak, Tool Steel

  • English style Try-Square: Based on Joseph Moxon’s “Mechanik Exercises”
  • 1 foot and 2 foot rulers: Inch, 1/2″, and 1/4″ divisions. Based on extant Mary-Rose ship artifacts
  • Marking Gauge: Based on Joseph Moxon’s “Mechanik Exercises”
  • Dividers: Based on Joseph Moxon’s “Mechanik Exercises”

 

English Board Saw – Hard Maple, Spring Steel

  • All hand tool construction
  • Based on the Queenhithe Dock excavation (1609) artifacts

 

Whet Stone & Case – Northern Black Slate, Eastern White Pine

  • Hand foraged and hand cut slate sharpening stone
  • Traditionally decorated holding case
  • Based on artifacts from the Mary-Rose ship

 

Taylor’s Ell – American Beech, Copper, Brass

  • Taylor’s measuring ell based off historical images and engravings
  • Marked with Inches, 1/2″, 1/4″ Flemish Ell, Thumb, English Ell, and Cloth Yard
  • Inlaid brass markings for common cloth measurments
  • Custom carved initials and Tudor Rose embellishments
  • Bound in copper bar with copper rivets
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