This company began operations in 1948 (or perhaps earlier), and ceased manufacturing in 1984. They remain in business and supply parts and cutters for their machines. For contact information, see their website.
ToolKraft made home-shop machines that were sold under a variety of labels, including ToolKraft, Darra James, Powr-Kraft (Montgomery Ward), DeWalt (jointer, shaper), Duramark (T. Eaton Co.) and others; look for model numbers with the prefix "THS".
Address (1949 Popular Mechanics): Waterbury 91, Connecticut.
- According to the trademark filing, the ToolKraft name was first used in 1948, but some of their machines seem to predate that by at least 10 years.
- The Massachusetts corporate registry database lists this company's first registration as 1956-09-27.
- According to their one-page web site, they ceased manufacturing in 1984.