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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
E T C logo Dureau Tool Products Wood mitre box, trimming knife thumb
E T C logo Eastern Tool Company (Aus) Spanners, sockets, vices, taps & dies, impact socket-driver, pop riveter thumb
E.C.V. Rear brake drum hub puller remover (to suite Holdens to 1954) thumb
E.L. Combination pliers thumb
EAGLE ON A GLOBE logo The Eagle & Globe Steel Co Ltd Circular, band and hacksaws, drills & files thumb
EASI - CUT Kelly Engineering Co Pty Ltd Plumbers pipe cutters thumb
EASI - GRIP 1/8" - 2" Pipe vice thumb
EASI - THREAD 1" - 2" Pipe stock and dies thumb
EASISET P.T.Industries Pty Ltd Spark plug gapping tool thumb
EAST East Bros Paint scraper, "Beast" break down cleaver thumb
EAST (FORGE) East Bros Paint Scraper, "Beast" break down cleaver, thumb
EASY WEEDER Trojan Pty Ltd Hand tools & implements including garden tools thumb
EASYSET Atom Distributing Co Dowelling Jigs - Variation 1 & 2 thumb
EBONAX Tool Equipment Co Pty Ltd Engineers measuring, testing & setting out instruments thumb
ECLIPSE Patience & Nicholson Pty Ltd Hacksaw frames, hack saw blades thumb
ECLIPSE Denyer Bros Veterinary Instruments & Supplies, dehorning pliers thumb
EDU Small ratchet screwdriver thumb
EDWARDS J.Edwards Maker ? 8" beech spar plane, also marked Mathieson & Son Glasgow thumb
EFCO EFCO Handi saw, blade handle thumb
EGV Siddons Drop Forgings EGV stands for Edward G Vaughan, Aust, a factor in Sydney, he was an invester in Siddons after it burned down in 1941 thumb
ELASTRATOR Castrator - docker, rubber rings thumb
ELECTRO FILE & TOOL Electro File & Tool Reconditioning Co Dressers - emery wheel thumb
ELK Hacksaws (Aust) Pty Ltd Hacksaw blades thumb
ELLIOTT Small hand drill thumb
ELMA DIAMOND Elma Diamond Products Dressers - emery wheel 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 1st March 2020 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.