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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
SMITH B.Smith & Sons Boxwood 12" scale rule thumb
SMITH S.C.Smith School type plywood protractor-geometry angles thumb
SMITH A. Smith Caulking chisel thumb
SMITH & BATE Smith and Bates (Aust) Shave hooks, paperhangers tools thumb
SNEDDONS KNOCK ABOUT Steve Sneddon Axes thumb
SOMERS Somers Made in Australia Cylinder Deglazing Hone - Model A 34 - 2" to 4 1/2" thumb
SOMMERS H. Sommers Caulking chisel thumb
SOUTHERN CROSS Toowoomba Foundry Pty Ltd Blowpipes, edgetools and implements thumb
SOUTHERN CROSS Connolly 1/8 x 3/16 o/e spanners also marked Connolly thumb
SPARKS Hand / Bench Grinder thumb
SPEAR & JACKSON Spear & Jackson Australia Plastic garden rake thumb
SPEEDLINE Kempthorne Hand cranked grinder thumb
SPEEDSCREW Bentley Mfg. Co. Floor cramps thumb
SPRINGS Henderson Springs ?? Double o / e spanner thumb
SPRINGS Henderson's Federal Spring Works Double o / e spanners assorted sizes thumb
SPRINGVALE MANUF. Springvale Manufacturing Co Pty Ltd Saw sharpening vice thumb
SPRINGVALE SAW Springvale Saw Co Saw sharpening vice thumb
SPURWAY Spurway Industries Pty Ltd SR1 pop rivitor, ST 10 blind rivet plier, thumb
SRANSW State Rail Authority of NSW Old type adjustable (Monkey) Wrench - well made thumb
STAEDTLER Lead pencil thumb
STANDARD Willis Industrial Supplies Pty Ltd Standard levelling instument thumb
STANDARD SURGICAL Standard Surgical & Dental Pliers thumb
STANDENT Specialist drifts, awl thumb
STANDFAST Thomas Buddin Pty Ltd Standfast Rotary D-Scaler, 5" rubber sanding disc (Patent Pending) thumb
STANLEY The Stanley Works Pty Ltd Per catalogues etc 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.