To the Woodworker
In compiling this Pocket Catalogue, our object
has been to provide in handy form a useful reference book or
guide to a variety of Woodworking Tools in common use.
The choice of the correct tool for the job in
hand is all-important. Whilst offering a large selection of the
regular patterns and, sizes, we have omitted many tools which we
make for special work, but which are not of general interest.
Your Dealer has a copy of our complete Trade
List, and would gladly furnish particulars of any of our tools
not shown herein.
The Reader is reminded that our trade is
strictly Wholesale. Our whole attention is devoted to the
production of high quality tools; Distribution is in the hands
of our retail agents in this country and abroad.
MARPLES “Shamrock Brand” Tools are stocked by
the leading Dealers and Hardware Stores, who buy their tools in
bulk, and can distribute cheaply and efficiently - besides
giving that personal, service which is so appreciated by the
Remember - a good tool quickly pays for itself,
whether you work for profit or pleasure; a poor tool is a poor
bargain, whatever the price. MARPLES “Shamrock Brand” TOOLS are
known all over the world for their outstanding quality; they are
of BRITISH MANUFACTURE throughout and carry an unqualified
Your dealer is authorized to replace any tool
which fails to give full satisfaction providing it has been
fairly used on the work for which it was designed.
WM. MARPLES & SONS, LIMITED.
The catalog offered here was made available by 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: