Dating gerstner tool chests
BTW, guess what it costs to belong to the "Gerstner Owners Club"? I recently acquired an old, antique machinists' toolchest. Then refinishing - currently the piece is stained very dark, almost mahogany/walnut in color...
CHICAGO; ANDERSON & FORRESTER DENVER ratchet; K-D Mfg. 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.It is aligned, when closed, by two round headed steel nails stuck into either side of the boxe's frame of the center drawer. What makes them think they can charge that kind of... They are better made than many expensive pieces of furniture. The information JC sent me was fortunately stamped "Received Oct. FYI, on their website Gerstner has a new 0 box that is completely assembled but not finished. "the quality is remembered long after the price is forgotten"...............Also it locks by two spring loaded steel pins pushed down when the lid is closed. OH thats right cause People actually do pay for it... To make something of that quality in the US is going to cost you. Most comfortable TV watching chair I've ever sat in was an antique dentist's chair. 25, 1954" and it showed that a Model 42 (Art Leather)was then .00 the same price as your O-42 (Quarter Sawn Oak). They supply all of the hardware, call it a "kit" and you finish it yourself. I'd guess that the same is true of all really high quality items.
An antique tool box (also spelled toolbox) or tool chest is the fitting home for a set of treasured tools.