Browse Items (698 total)

  • Item Type: Object

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Description: Wooden frame with circular photograph. Brown paper affixed to back of frame has "70590" pencilled on it.
Item type: framed photograph

Description: threaded screw arm. maker's name illegible.
Item type: clamp

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Description: Wooden trying plane with wooden handle and metal blade.
Item type: trying plane

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Description: wooden tool has screw turn for a type of press and second press or drill
Item type: wooden tool

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Description: Wooden tool box with two hinges for saws inside the lid and with sectioned removable tray and metal handles.
Date: 19th C.
Item type: tool box

Description: large, heavy wooden storage box with lid made by member of Company to store collograph prints of exterior of Hall probably c.1876. Prints removed from box in 2009 because acid changing quality of prints. This box slightly larger than box a. no date…
Item type: large wooden box

Description: large, heavy wooden storage box with lid made by member of Company to store collograph prints of interior of Hall for centennial celebration in 1876. Prints removed from box in 2009 because acid changing quality of prints. no date for construction of…
Item type: large wooden box

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Description: Beech stone cutter's mallet with handle. Made of wood, 7 accessioning sheets for tools for NBM [?].

Tools are set aside in storage room on right side.
Date: approx. 1838 or late 19thc.
Item type: Mell or Mallet

Description: 2 wooden shelves removed from library next to bathroom to accommodate the Egyptian collection of books c.2007
Item type: wooden shelving

Description: Scraper or shaver; Beech wood. The scraper is missing its cutter.
Item type: scraper/ shaver

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Description: Scraper or shaver; Beech wood. by Bagshaw & Field, Phila.
Item type: scraper/ shaver

Description: Beech wood scraper Brasss wearplate in front of cutter.
Item type: scraper

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Description: Ruler, numbers are painted onto the ruler in black
Item type: triangular wooden ruler

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Description: Boxwood. Two foot, four fold boxwood and brass carpenter's arch joint by E.P. Preston 3-foot rule.
Date: early 20th C.
Item type: 3-foot rule

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Description: Wooden table; various iron nails on top, side; legs end in small wooden wheels; small devise underneath.
Item type: table

Description: wooden plane with skewed blade. Blade somewhat rusty. Edges of body worn. Multiple dins and scratches throughout with stain wearing off in places. Large chunk of wood broken off the wedge. Donated to the Company by Alfred L. MacMoran February 19,…
Date: 19th c.?
Item type: Rabbet Plane

Description: wooden rabbet plane. Blade is somewhat rusted. Tip of wedge is broken off. See measurements and markings Donated to the Company by Alfred L. MacMoran February 19, 1997.
Date: 19th c. ?
Item type: Rabbet Plane

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Description: Wooden plaque; Nails secured to the board with metal loops. some loops empty. Paper is discolored with age. All the nails are very rusty. Hand printed: "WROUGHT FLOOR BRADS CARPENTERS' HALL 177_ [last number is missing because parchment broke off]…
Item type: wooden plaque with nails

Description: Molding plane with rosewood boxing. Made by Israel White. F.K. Snow, owner. "T.D." is mark of bench hand Thomas Donoho, then in White's shop, and later had his own shop (1854) specializing in bead planes.
Date: c. 1850's
Item type: molding plane

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Description: Early beech wood marking gauge with one metal scriber point.
Date: early 19th C.
Item type: marking gauge

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Description: Wooden level, reinforced with small steel plates on the ends and on one side. A device used for establishing a horizontal line or plane. tool, Stanley level, catalog # 3.. Board equipped with a small glass tube of alcohol or oil and a tiny air bubble…
Item type: spirit level

Description: Wooden level, prob. cherry. Brass fittings/plates on both ends attached with flat-head screws. Multiple
Date: Late 19th c. (see patent dates)
Item type: Level

Date: late 19th C.
Item type: Auger

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Description: unusual Steel Marking Guage with wooden handle three scribing or mortising trammel points manufactured late 19th C. 8" steel fence at top of stalk beneath handle
Date: late 19th C.
Item type: trammel points

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Description: Wooden gavel- elongated barrel-shaped head with flat ends. Handle tapers then widens near the head. Three evenly divided cuts have been made around the circumference of the head. two cuts have been made half an inch apart around the circumference of…
Item type: gavel

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Description: Varnished light wood gavel. Hand printed on the paper which is wrapped around the handle is the following inscription: "THIS GAVEL PRESENTED TO THE CARPENTERS' COMPANY BY JOSEPH JONES APRIL 1894 THE HEAD FROM A TREE BROUGHT FROM ENGLAND BY ELISABETH…
Item type: W. Penn gavel

Description: nothing more known
Item type: wooden grabbers

Description: fore plane; beech wood. closed handle. cutter missing and wedge missing. toe of body worn. Sandusky Tool Co., manufacturer
Item type: fore plane

Description: Fore plane; beech wood. closed handled. no legible maker's name. Missing wedge.
Item type: fore plane

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Description: Wooden flagpole, in one piece, with a band of metal at mid-section. Top is broken and decorative piece seems to be missing. On metal band, the following inscription: "Presented to the Carpenters' Company of the City and County of Philadelphia in…
Date: c. 1924
Item type: flagpole

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Description: Three-section flagpole : 2 long wooden sections screwed at mid-section. Finial shaped as a spade in brass-like metal.
Date: c. 1909
Item type: flagpole

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Description: Three-section flagpole: 2 long wooden sections screwed at midpoint. Finial shaped as spade in brass-colored metal. Similar to CCCCP-030a.
Date: c. 1909
Item type: flagpole

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Description: Three-section flagpole: 2 long wooden sections screwed at mid-section. Finial shaped as swooping eagle in brass-like metal.
Date: c. 1912
Item type: flagpole

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Description: Three-section flagpole: 2 long wooden sections screwed at midpoint. Finial shaped as a spade in a brass-colored metal.
Date: c. 1940
Item type: flagpole

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Description: Long wooden flagpole in three sections. Two wooden sections screwed together at midpoint- screw-on eagle. Eagle is of brass-colored metal with spread wings. 2 hooks.
Item type: flagpole

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Description: Wooden filister that appears American made, missing nicker and nicker wedge
Item type: filister

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Description: wooden drill, soft wood. iron ring holds chuck to main body of brace. one bit with broken cutter. leather gaskets at pad. nice form, unusual chuck attachment.
Date: 18th C.
Item type: large wooden drill

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Description: Drill Brace with Gold Metal Trim. Sheffield style brass plated brace with button chuck.
Date: late 19th C.
Item type: drill brace

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Description: Wooden drawing box; includes manuscript architectural drawing.
Item type: drawing box with board

Description: mahogany with brass fittings.
Item type: compass

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Description: Wooden chest; Faded blue paint on side panels, and interior, two iron handles, lock, inside- 3 bottom partitions. Two removable drawers which slide into groove near top. 3 metal wheels. Multiple scratches throughout.
Date: 1705
Item type: chest

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Description: wooden boxlock--unvarnished wood piece with small holes in upper and lower left corner and in right center. keyhole in bottom center. Back reinforced in spots with thin metal pieces and nails.
Item type: wooden boxlock

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Description: James Stewart (elected 1833; deceased 1856) was hired to demolish the house at 6th and Market street used by G. Washington as the first White House. 524-30 Market Street. The wood for this box was from the mantel in Washington's bed chamber.…
Date: c.1845
Item type: wooden Washington Box

Description: wooden board with removal edge on narrow end; no markings
Item type: wooden board

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Description: Bench plane with closed handle, straight-edge blade and long stock which provided a longer guide surface for long boards. Blade is very loose. Handle has many chips and scratches. Beech wood. by D. Colton, Philadelphia Resoled.
Date: 1845-1850's
Item type: bench plane (trying plane)

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Description: wood bit; tool. wrought iron ring repair around neck of chuck. straight sweep, unusually nice form due to carving at front of sweep
Date: 18th C.
Item type: wood bit stock

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Description: President's chair. One of a set of three chairs- this one is the largest of the three. See ccccp-039a-b. Windsor Comb-back armchair Carved crest and bamboo turned legs. Mahogany with clear coat finish. accompanies speaker's desk, CCCCP-037
Date: 2nd half of 19th C. (1860)
Item type: armchair

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Description: Israel White's Patent of Plane designed by I.W. Drawn by J. Akin, Lithographer, No. 18 Prune St., Philadelphia, Nov. 12, 1833. Contains a list of signatures of 107 sponsors asserting the advantages of White's invention. (Black frame, removed for…
Date: 1833
Item type: White's patent

Description: sticker (presently removed from plate due to dirt) saying "From A Lithograph by Grant M. Simon F.A.I.A. inscription on the back says: "CARPENTERS' COMPANY- PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA. COMMEMORATING THE 100th ANNIVERSARY OF THE OPENING OF THE HALL AS…
Date: 1957
Item type: 1957 commemorative plate

Description: sticker (presently removed from plate due to dirt) saying "From A Lithograph by Grant M. Simon F.A.I.A. inscription on the back says: "CARPENTERS' COMPANY- PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA. COMMEMORATING THE 100th ANNIVERSARY OF THE OPENING OF THE HALL AS…
Date: 1957
Item type: 1957 commemorative plate
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