The site's emphasis on hand planes, bit braces, drills, miter boxes, screwdrivers and the like can be deceiving.
Those using these pages should be aware that for the last forty to fifty years of its existence, the operation was dependent on the success of its electric tools.
Operations were relocated to New Jersey in 1982 following a leveraged buyout.Lie Nielsen 14" Crosscut Tenon Saw Vintage/antique W. Dovetail Saw (wenzloff) Lie Nielsen, Bridge City Tools Wenzloff Dovetail Saw New Vintage Metal Sears Craftsman Miter Box & Saw. D-8 Crosscut 20" Panel Saw - 10 Ppi -inv086Spear & Jackson Sheffield Tenon Saw Dovetail Back Hand E. 3d Saw Vise Antique Vintage Clamp Antique Warranted Superior Buck Saw 0801-7Disston Saw Vintage Disston No.Tyzack And Sons Brass Back Dovetail Saw Classic 26 " Disston D8 Crosscut Saw Pre 1917Wenzloff 24 In Panel Saw 9 Ppi Cc (custom, Disston, Harvey Peace, Lie Nielsen)Lie Nielsen 14ppi Crosscut Gent Saw Uncommon Classic 28 " Disston No 16 Rip Saw Old Atkins Crosscut Saw Handle Handles Well Used Wwi / Wwii German Butcher Blade Saw Back Bayonet & Scabbard All Steel Veritas Gent Saw Antique Shepard & Dudley N.y. D8 24" Crosscut Panel Saw - 11 Ppi Knapp Usa Hunting Saw And Sheath Vintage Rare 1940's Wwii Era Disston Usa 12" 10 Tpi Tool Box Saw !!!Conversely, some titles were not reproduced in their entirety in order to keep production costs down.Most reprints sell at a fraction of the cost of the originals, so building a library of them is far more economical in terms of time and money than seeking out originals.
Copies regularly turn up at old tool swap meets and in estates of tool collectors.