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Directory of Australian Tool Makers

This online database is based on the database compiled by HTPAA member Rod Thomas and published in 2001 as a printed directory by Rod (Directory of Australian Tool Manufacturers & Makers ©2006 Rod Thomas, ISBN 0 9579110 1 7).

As well as Rod Thomas, HTPAA thanks all those who have supplied additional information to add to the database and welcomes additional contributions of historical information.

If you can add any further information on Australian manufacturers or branded suppliers to either extend or correct existing entries, add new entries or contribute images of makers' marks, please make contact with us via the Australian Maker's Database Update form.

(Note: spaces and full stops make a difference to search - if not found try variations or search by first letter below.)

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Order by:  Mark Maker State Date Added
Mark Maker Products Image
DENMAN & ROBINSON 2 Denman & Robinson Supercut Ind. Industrial saws and machine knives thumb
DENSIFIED WOODS Densified Woods Pty Ltd Tool handles thumb
DENYER Denyer Brothers Veterinary Instruments & Supplies, dehorning pliers thumb
DERRETT John Derrett Miniatures woodworking planes etc thumb
DI -CON 1 Die Casters Pty Ltd Hand tools and instruments thumb
DI -CON 2 Spinway Industries Pty Ltd Hand tools and instruments thumb
DI -CON 3 Spurway Industries Pty Ltd Hand tools and instruments, SR1 pop riveter thumb
DIACO in flat diamond Mindrill Limited Cutting and Drilling tools thumb
DIAJET Diamond & Boart Products (Aus) PtyLtd Hand tools and instruments inclusive of handdrills and bits, also machine tools thumb
DIAMOND W Cement Hand Tool Company Cement working tools Edger, 6 groove step, various jointers thumb
DIECAST PRODUCTS DIECAST PRODUCTS Handles thumb
DIGADOO Counterpart Engineering High quality garden and related tools thumb
DIGGER Grays Pty Ltd Picks, hoes, rakes, spades, shovels, forks, etc thumb
DILLON Dillon Oxy Torch Pty Ltd Oxy welding kit thumb
DIMAC Acme Engineering Co Pty Ltd Hand tools having a cutting edge, also machines and machine tools and parts thumb
DIMAC Dudgeon Industries Pty Ltd Machine tool accessories and machine tooling thumb
DINGO Spanner thumb
DISS A. E. Diss & Sons Pin punches, tap wrench, engineers clamp thumb
DISSTON H. K. Porter Australia Pty Ltd Fret saw, hand saws, bowsaws, Diss-chrome circular saws, etc thumb
DISSTON 5 Henry Disston & Sons Inc. (Austr) Ltd thumb
DIXBRO Dixbo Ltd Industrial power and Hand brushes thumb
DIXON E. Dixon & Co Wire Brushes thumb
DOMAX 0 - 1/2" three jaw drill chuck thumb
DONAGHY M Donaghy & Sons Pty Ltd bricklayer's line - nylon thumb
DONALD Donald Patents Ltd Wire Strainer thumb

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This database has been developed by the HTPAA as a useful reference for collectors, interested tool owners and researchers seeking more information about historic Australian tool manufactuers and suppliers and their products.

This online version has been added to progressively by HTPAA members, members of similar interest groups and from members of the public with special interest in tools. and now holds many more entries. Information has been gleaned from various publications such as: catalogues, brochures, newspapers, magazines, from advertising material and packaging and the Internet. In particular, much information has been acquired from the Intellectual Property Office namely: patents, trademarks, registered designs, principles, addresses and dates.

As well as Rod Thomas, HTPAA thanks all those who have supplied additional information to add to the database and welcomes additional contributions of historical information.

Please note the HTPAA is not connected to any trade groups or organizations, so information about current manufacturers and suppliers should be sourced by the enquirer from trade journals, phone books, libraries or online. The HTPAA does not have a retail business so offers of tools from makers are pointless, as are requests to source tools or components. The HTPAA does maintain a collection of historic tools and welcomes donations of such.

Next Antique & Collectable Hand Tool Market

The next Antique & Collectable Hand Tool Market is on Sunday 6th October 2019 9.00 am to 12.30 pm at St Anthony's Parish Hall 164-168 Neerim Rd (corner Neerim & Grange Rds), Caulfield East
Melway Ref. 68 F4 or see the map here. For more information see the Tool Market page.