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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
BOOSTER The Booster Mfg Co Scaffold Brackets thumb
BORAL CYCLONE Cyclone Hardware Pty Ltd Extensive range thumb
BORAL FROST TOOLS Cyclone Hardware Pty Ltd Extensive range thumb
BORAL P & N CUTTING TOOLS Cyclone Hardware Pty Ltd Extensive range, and turning chisels thumb
BORAL TROJAN PRODUCTS Cyclone Hardware Pty Ltd Extensive range thumb
BORCH Hacksaw frame thumb
BOTH Both Equipment Limited The Both Drillsaw - Jigsaw, electric drill attachment thumb
BOW Barry Youd Racing Axes only thumb
BOWES Bowes & Co Ltd Rubber sanding disc 4 1/2" thumb
BOWMASTER Bowthorpe Australia Pty Ltd Hand tools and implements, hand operated thumb
BOWSAW Bowsaw Tool Co - Ray Ingold Bronze and stainless steel block planes similar to 101 thumb
BOYDCO Boyd Chambers & Co Lettering Guide, Radius Curve thumb
BOYLE Animal ear punch thumb
BRADES Cyclone under licence 7 lb (short handled) sledge, 3 1/2 lb axe head thumb
BRAMMER T. Brammer Chip carving knife/leather working, "bag" knife thumb
BRANDT Brandt Bros Small cylindrical spirit lamp thumb
BRAY, RICHARD Richard Bray Multiple blade woodworking plane Pat App 9482/22 accep 2/5/1923 thumb
BREECHLOK Turner Industries Ltd Screwdrivers under Licence to Booth Developments (NZ) Ltd thumb
BRERETON L. Brereton & Sons Glass - circle cutter ? thumb
BRITEX 12" steel rule thumb
BRITISH KNIFE British Knife Co Ltd Back Saw, pruning saw, nest of saws thumb
BRITISH TUBE MILLS British Tube Mills (Aust) Pty Ltd Apollo - Tube / box spanners, spanners & sets thumb
BRONZEWING Hacksaws (Aust) Pty Ltd Small pistol shaped hacksaw frame, hacksaw blades (acquired by Turner Industries 1957) thumb
BRONZEWING Turner Industries Ltd Hacksaw blades thumb
BROOKEADES Brook Eades Pty Ltd corner plumbing device - metal angle section with horizontal flat bubble 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.