Search Tools Teach:

Search WWW 

Table of Contents

Iconography of Early American Tools

Hand Tools of the Industrial Revolution

Tools Teach Publication

Hand Tools in History Series

The Archaeology of Tools

Online Stores

Links to Other Sources

Cooper's Planes


Leveling Planes
Davistown Museum

Circa 1800-1840

Leveling plane (sun plane) Applewood (?) and cast steel, 14 7/8" long, 1 13/16" wide blade, signed "W. Butcher Warranted Cast Steel" on blade, plane marked "SSH" and "SST". Another American made tool with an English cast steel blade.