The illustration herewith given
shows a tool holder which has been devised for
the purpose of holding a tool firmly in one
position while being ground.
In the engraving a chisel is
shown in position in the holder. The operator
turns the grindstone crank with the right hand
and places his left hand on the handle of the
holder. The thumb screw keeps the tool rigid, in
connection with the foot of the stand which is
engaged in the teeth of the upright rack.
It can be attached to any sized
stone, for hand or steam power, and will hold
any tool from the smallest chisel to a broad
axe, while the tools thus held will be ground
with a true bevel. It is made of the best gray
iron, nicely japanned, and is fitted with a hard
The manufacturer is T. C.
Williams, Jr., 508 Royal Insurance Building,
Chicago, and it is sold by Horton, Gilmore,
McWilliams & Co., 173 to 176 Lake Street,