Vatmaking

There is a very good book ‘Vatmaking’ by R.R.Foskett describing the vatmaking trade.

The tools below are very likely vatmaker’s tools.

Vatmaker's shave
Vatmaker’s shave with 4″ Wm.Greaves Iron. Inventory No.0175AG
Vatmaker's shave
Base of Vatmaker’s shave with 4″ Wm.Greaves Iron. Inventory No.0175AG
Cooper's Adze
Cooper’s Adze bearing the initials TRC, probably T.R.Carty, Vatmakers, Peckham, London. Inventory No.0179AG