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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
W & B Warren and Brown Pty Ltd Brake/clutch lining drill, parallel reamer, automotive tools, hones, mic's thumb
W & G White & Gillespie Scale rules, slide rules, navigational thingo thumb
W.H.L William Hunt Level Pty Limited No 160 level "sights" thumb
WAHCO Wahco 1" hollow auger (parallel side) thumb
WALKER Walker Products Plastering float thumb
WALLABY Trewhalla Bros Pty Ltd Lifting Jacks, single and double purchase thumb
WARATAH Rylands Brothers (Australia) Pty Ltd Hand tools and instruments thumb
WARD Ward Bros Chip carving knife thumb
WATERFORD Set of 6 tube spanners, 3/8, 7/16, 1/2, 9/16, 5/8, 3/4 SAE, all 2" long thumb
WATKINSON Herbert Edward Watkinson Adjustable spokeshave plane thumb
WATSON W.Watson & Sons 6" Brass parallel-roller rule, brass protractor thumb
WATT TOOLS James Watt Tools Nail punch, set pin punches in box thumb
WATTWELL E.W.Wattell 3" Machine Vice thumb
WATTYL Paint tin opener thumb
WAY A.G.Way & Co Pty Ltd Soldering Irons thumb
WEBBCO logo George Webb Last Co Pty Ltd Lasts for the manufacture of shoes and boots thumb
WEHNER, Jos. Wehner & Co. Hollow moulding planes thumb
WEISNER T.F.Wiesner Parallel/roller rule thumb
WELDMASTER Dixbro Ltd Welders wire brush thumb
WELDON logo W.H.Wells Pty Ltd Hand tools and instruments, dressers - emery wheel thumb
WELLAND VALE Panel saw thumb
WELLING & CROSSLEY Brick making machine thumb
WELLS Frank Wells Pty Ltd Dressers - emery wheel thumb
WESCO R.J.Jeffries Pty Ltd Oil can thumb
WESCO Wescott Hazell & Co Limited Hand tools and instruments 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.