Research and Tool Making
Spear & Jackson claim to be the only firm specializing in
saws and tools in the United Kingdom who have an up-to-date
Department, and devote large sums yearly to experiments and
This Department includes chemical, microscopic, and testing
laboratories, and is equipped with every modern appliance
required for this work.
Many thousand chemical analyses, and also thousands of tests
for hardness, temper, and physical properties, are made
That is why Spear & Jackson's saws and tools are better than
The catalog presented here was made available by the
generosity of Mark Stansbury.
Mark designed and maintains several websites dedicated to
hand tools of 19th century. Here are a few links that will take
you to his sites: