Physical description

A number of Plumbing tools dating from 1880s-1970s and used in teaching at Collingwood Technical School then also at Preston Technical School and at Northern Metropolitan College of TAFE's Heidelberg campus.

Kerosene blow torch X 2 (1930s-);
Stillson Grips;
Pipe Cutter;
Mash hammer;
Adjustable spanner X 3 different sizes;
Caulking tool;
5 way tee, 2X3 way tee, 4 way tee (1930s-);
Old Handmade lead traps (student work) X 2;

Metal tool tray holding;
Offset adjustable spud spanner;
Pear shaped lead working mallet;
Bossing tool for lead work (1880s-1920s);
Soldering iron (1920s-);
Set square;
Large screwdriver;

Also Plumbing texts:
• Problems for elementary physics, new rev. edn., by Thomas Tasker and Alexander Boden, Science Press, Sydney, 1966.

• Gasfitting. Printed and published by McCarron Bird Pty. Ltd. [Melbourne]

• Trade science for plumbing apprentices, Education Dept. Victoria, 1954

• Sanitary Plumbing and water supply, Dept. of Labour

• Gasfitting, produced by members of the Colonial Gas Association Limited, Gas and Fuel Corporation of Victoria, and the Technical Division of the Education Department of Victoria. Rev metric edn. 1976

• Mechanical world year book 1953, Manchester Emmott & Co., 1953