William Greaves & Sons, Sheaf Works, Sheffield, Tool Makers

William Greaves & Sons, Sheaf Works Sheffield were prolific makers of coopers’ tools.

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Front Page of William Greaves Catalogue

 

Cooper’s Tools for export to Brazil, if anybody had any I would like a good example of No.s 294,371,1320,370 & 439.

Below are some images of William Greaves tools.

0155AG
William Greaves, Sheaf Works, Sheffield Cooper’s Brace. Inventory No.0155AG
Hollowing knife
William Greaves, Sheaf Works, Sheffield 9″ hollowing knife, Electro Boracic Steel. Bought in a crate full of unused old stock drawknives from W.Langley & Co. Magdalen Street, London. Inventory No.0290CM
Hollowing knife
William Greaves, Sheaf Works, Sheffield 11″ hollowing knife, Electro Boracic Steel. Bought in a crate full of unused old stock drawknives from W.Langley & Co. Magdalen Street, London. Inventory No.0291CM
Hollowing knife
William Greaves, Sheaf Works, Sheffield 9″ hollowing knife with external bevel, Electro Boracic Steel. Bought in a crate full of unused old stock drawknives from W.Langley & Co. Magdalen Street, London. Inventory No.0292CM
Hollowing knife
William Greaves, Sheaf Works, Sheffield 10″ hollowing knife with external bevel, Electro Boracic Steel. Bought in a crate full of unused old stock drawknives from W.Langley & Co. Magdalen Street, London. Inventory No.0294CM
Jigger knife
William Greaves, Sheaf Works, Sheffield 3.1/2″ jigger knife with internal bevel, Electro Boracic Steel. Inventory No.0293CM
Crumming knife
William Greaves, Sheaf Works, Sheffield 12″ crumming knife, Electro Boracic Steel. Inventory No.0299CM
Trussing adze
William Greaves, Sheaf Works, Sheffield No.2 Trussing Adze, Electro Boracic Steel. Bought as unused old stock from W.Langley & Co. Magdalen Street, London. Inventory No.0295CM
William Greaves, Sheaf Works, Sheffield, 4lb Cooper's Axe
William Greaves, Sheaf Works, Sheffield, 4lb Cooper’s Axe, 9.3/4″ edge, Electro Boracic Steel. Inventory No.0393AG
William Greaves No.3 cooper's adze.
William Greaves No.3 cooper’s adze. Inventory No.0426CM