A fertilizer drill, which distributes fertilizer in a row at the desired quantity.

Fertilizer drill

A fertilizer drill, which distributes fertilizer in a row at the desired quantity.

The new Yankee Hand Drill especially designed for working overhead.

Hand Drill

The new Yankee Hand Drill especially designed for working overhead.

A portable hand drill.

Ratchet Drill

A portable hand drill.

A high powered pneumatic or electrically driven device for boring holes into rock.

Rock Drill

A high powered pneumatic or electrically driven device for boring holes into rock.

"Files. a, cotter-file when large, and verge- or pivot-file when small; b, square file (parallel or taper); c, banking or watch-pinion file when parallel, and knife-file when tape; d, half-round, nicking, piercing, or round-off file; e, round, gulleting, or rat-tail file; f, triangular, three-square, or saw file; g, equaling, clock-pinion, or endless-screw file when parallel, and slitting, entering, warding, or barrel-hole file when tape; h, cross- or double-half-round file; i, screw-head, feather-edge, or slitting file." -Whitney, 1911

Types of Files

"Files. a, cotter-file when large, and verge- or pivot-file when small; b, square file (parallel or…

"A finger-weeder." — Baily, 1898

Finger-weeder

"A finger-weeder." — Baily, 1898

"A shallow frame of wood or iron used in foundries to contain the sand and patterns employed in molding and casting." -Whitney, 1911

Two-Part Flask

"A shallow frame of wood or iron used in foundries to contain the sand and patterns employed in molding…

Flint arrow heads. A Neolithic age implement. Not drawn to scale.

Neolithic Implements Flint Arrowheads

Flint arrow heads. A Neolithic age implement. Not drawn to scale.

A flint knife, Neolithic age implement. Not drawn to scale.

Neolithic Implements Flint Knife

A flint knife, Neolithic age implement. Not drawn to scale.

"The ordinary spading-fork, with strong, flat tines, is a most serviceable tool; but a good spading-fork may be made from an old manure fork by cutting down the tines." — Baily, 1898

Improvised fork

"The ordinary spading-fork, with strong, flat tines, is a most serviceable tool; but a good spading-fork…

"A track-layers' bar having two parallel blunt arms at the end the space between which is designed to fit the web of the rail. It is used in lifting the end of a rail." -Whitney, 1911

Rail Fork

"A track-layers' bar having two parallel blunt arms at the end the space between which is designed to…

"A cleaving tool having a wedge-shaped blade, with a handle set at right angles to the length of the blade, used in splitting staves for casks and the like. It is driven by a mallet." -Whitney, 1911

Frow

"A cleaving tool having a wedge-shaped blade, with a handle set at right angles to the length of the…

Adjustable limit gage is used to measure the diameter of an object by adjusting screws on both sides of the U shaped gage.

Adjustable Limit Gage

Adjustable limit gage is used to measure the diameter of an object by adjusting screws on both sides…

A micrometer depth gage used to measure irregular holes in narrow boring. The gage measures the holes by inserting the rod into the gage while the pointer measures the bore.

Depth Micrometer Gage

A micrometer depth gage used to measure irregular holes in narrow boring. The gage measures the holes…

"In printing, an oblong shallow tray of brass or wood, rarely of zinc, on which the compositor deposits his type." -Whitney, 1911

Printers' Galley

"In printing, an oblong shallow tray of brass or wood, rarely of zinc, on which the compositor deposits…

This is an agricultural tool intended to serve as a fruit picker or gatherer. This design allows its user to inspect the fruit through an visible net.

Fruit Gatherer

This is an agricultural tool intended to serve as a fruit picker or gatherer. This design allows its…

"A gauge." — Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

Gauge

"A gauge." — Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

"Bisecting gage, a gage formed by a bar carrying two heads or cheeks connected by two arms of equal length, forming a toggle-joint, at which a pencil or scribe-awl is placed. The pencil or awl is thus at equal distances from the cheeks at whatever gage they may be set." -Whitney, 1911

Bisecting Gauge

"Bisecting gage, a gage formed by a bar carrying two heads or cheeks connected by two arms of equal…

"Stepped gage, a form of male or plug gage in which a series of external gages are combined, each projecting like a step beyond that next in front of it." -Whitney, 1911

Stepped Gauge

"Stepped gage, a form of male or plug gage in which a series of external gages are combined, each projecting…

"Wire-gage, a gage for measuring the thickness of wire and sheet-metal. It is usually a plate of steel having round the edge a series of notches of standard opening." -Whitney, 1911

Wire Gauge

"Wire-gage, a gage for measuring the thickness of wire and sheet-metal. It is usually a plate of steel…

A gimbals is a contrivance designed to keep a marine compass, chronometer, lamp, or other instrument in the horizontal position on board ship, notwithstanding the rolling and pitching of the vessel. The instrument is suspended in the diametral axis of a ring, which is again suspended in the diametral axis of another ring, the two axes being at right angles to one another.

This illustration shows a diagram of a gimbals, showing the angle of the ship (A), the perpendicular axes of the rings, and the compass suspended horizontally in the gimbals (B).

Gimbals (Diagram)

A gimbals is a contrivance designed to keep a marine compass, chronometer, lamp, or other instrument…

"The Gimlet." — Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

Gimlet

"The Gimlet." — Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

"The Gimlet." — Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

Gimlet

"The Gimlet." — Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

Invented by Eli Whitney, the cotton gin is a machine that quickly separates the cotton from the seeds.

Cotton Gin

Invented by Eli Whitney, the cotton gin is a machine that quickly separates the cotton from the seeds.

"A form of glass cutter with a cast-iron handle." — Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

Glass Cutter

"A form of glass cutter with a cast-iron handle." — Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

This is a combination tool featuring a glass cutter and knife. A glass cutter is a hand tool which aids in the cutting of flat or sheet glass.

Combined Knife and Scissors Glass Cutter

This is a combination tool featuring a glass cutter and knife. A glass cutter is a hand tool which aids…

"A gouge, for soft wood." —The Encyclopedia Britannica, 1910

Gouge

"A gouge, for soft wood." —The Encyclopedia Britannica, 1910

Hammer.

Hammer

Hammer.

This is a hammer drill, also known as a rotary hammer, a pneumatically powered mechanism which uses percussion to penetrate rock.

Device for Hammer Drill

This is a hammer drill, also known as a rotary hammer, a pneumatically powered mechanism which uses…

The hardening process for drop hammer dies is done by containing the hardening liquid, usually water, is contained in a containment vessel. The liquid is pumped into the container to cool the metal.

Hardening Dies for Drop Hammers

The hardening process for drop hammer dies is done by containing the hardening liquid, usually water,…

"Varieties of Hand Hammers." — Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

Hand Hammers

"Varieties of Hand Hammers." — Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

"The hand saw." — Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

Hand Saw

"The hand saw." — Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

The clamp has two horizontal arms at the side, the lower arm carrying a screw that, by means of the handle, can be screwed up tight against the under side of the bench. The vise is of steel and has two jaws having roughened faces to give a good bite or hold on the work when placed between the jaws.

Hand Vise, Clamped to Bench

The clamp has two horizontal arms at the side, the lower arm carrying a screw that, by means of the…

"The hand-fork, a short-handled three-tined implement, is extremely handy for many purposes, such as loosening weeds for hand-weeding, or for planting or transplanting small subjects; it is also very handy for plunging pots, either indoors or out, in tan-beds, ash-beds or common soil." — Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

Hand-fork

"The hand-fork, a short-handled three-tined implement, is extremely handy for many purposes, such as…

"It is often essential that the land be compacted after it has been spaded or hoed, and some kind of hand-roller is then useful. Very efficient iron rollers are in the market, but a good one can be made from a hard cestnut or oak log." — Baily, 1898

Hand-roller

"It is often essential that the land be compacted after it has been spaded or hoed, and some kind of…

"Hand-vices are used in the manner implied by their name, without being attached to a bench like the foregoing." — Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

Hand-Vice

"Hand-vices are used in the manner implied by their name, without being attached to a bench like the…

"Another style of hand-weeder, made at home out of hoop-iron." — Baily, 1898

Home-made hand-weeder

"Another style of hand-weeder, made at home out of hoop-iron." — Baily, 1898

"For small beds of flowers or vegetables, hand-weeders of various patterns are essential to easy and efficient work." — Baily, 1898

Hand-weeders

"For small beds of flowers or vegetables, hand-weeders of various patterns are essential to easy and…

An Acme harrow, good for leveling and pulverizing the land.

Acme harrow

An Acme harrow, good for leveling and pulverizing the land.

A disc-harrow.

Disc harrow

A disc-harrow.

A smoothing harrow, which is a good tool for killing weeds and fitting land

Smoothing harrow

A smoothing harrow, which is a good tool for killing weeds and fitting land

A spring-tooth harrow, particularly useful on stony land.

Spring-tooth harrow

A spring-tooth harrow, particularly useful on stony land.

This machine was used to mold different hat bodies, where the molding body spins about the axis and can be changed to varying shapes.

Molding Tool, Hat

This machine was used to mold different hat bodies, where the molding body spins about the axis and…

"A heel tool for wrought iron." —The Encyclopedia Britannica, 1910

Heel

"A heel tool for wrought iron." —The Encyclopedia Britannica, 1910

A hinge is a type of bearing that connects two solid objects, typically allowing only a limited angle of rotation between them.

Door Style Hinge

A hinge is a type of bearing that connects two solid objects, typically allowing only a limited angle…

A Blackland (or meadow hoe), reading "True-Temper Triumph", displayed horizontally.

Hoe

A Blackland (or meadow hoe), reading "True-Temper Triumph", displayed horizontally.

A hoe inside of a circle

Hoe logo

A hoe inside of a circle

A tool used to break up the surface of the ground.

Agricultural Hoe

A tool used to break up the surface of the ground.

Martin's one-row horse hoe used in agriculture.

Horse Hoe

Martin's one-row horse hoe used in agriculture.

This tool is used to serve as an adjustable mechanical device from which babies or other mammals may reach out to grab a drink from the bottle.

Nursing Bottle Holder

This tool is used to serve as an adjustable mechanical device from which babies or other mammals may…

A homemade tool desk.

Homemade Desk

A homemade tool desk.

This cant hook is a traditional logging tool very similar to a peavey featuring a movable hook. This tool was commonly used to move logs.

Cant Hook

This cant hook is a traditional logging tool very similar to a peavey featuring a movable hook. This…

Some tools that are commonly used in gardening.

Set of Garden Implements

Some tools that are commonly used in gardening.

"Planes are to be met with in great variety, the most usual for ordinary carpentry being the jack plane." — Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

Jack Plane

"Planes are to be met with in great variety, the most usual for ordinary carpentry being the jack plane."…

Tool for exerting pressure or lifting

Lifting Jack

Tool for exerting pressure or lifting

Type of portable scaffolding system. The scaffold rests on supports attached to 2 or more horizontal posts. The user raises the scaffolding by pumping the foot pedals on the supports. Used in construction.

Pump Jack

Type of portable scaffolding system. The scaffold rests on supports attached to 2 or more horizontal…

This knife features a unique knife guard which prevents the accidental sliding of the hand from the handle base onto the blade.

Knife Guard

This knife features a unique knife guard which prevents the accidental sliding of the hand from the…

This is a metallic bread knife.

Back View of a Kitchen Bread Knife

This is a metallic bread knife.

Bread knifes can be made out of several different materials, This knife is apparently made from metal alloys.

Front View of a Kitchen Bread Knife

Bread knifes can be made out of several different materials, This knife is apparently made from metal…

"Galactometer. A species of hydrometer for determining the richness of milk by its specific gravity." -Whitney, 1911

Lactometer

"Galactometer. A species of hydrometer for determining the richness of milk by its specific gravity."…