During the week of Thursday, September 12th to Thursday, September 19th, 1734
The American Weekly Mercury published the announcement shown
below. Today Isaac Harrow is considered to be one of the
first recorded saw and other woodworking tools maker in America.
"Lately set up at Trenton in New Jersey, a Plating and Blade
Mill, by Isaac Harrow, an English Smith, who makes the
under-named Goods, viz
As also fundry other
Sorts of Goods not herein mentioned: Likewise all sorts of Iron
Plates fit for Bell-making, or any other Use. All Persons
that have occasion to any of the above-named Goods, may be
supplied by George Howell, Last-Maker in Chestnut-street,
Philadelphia, or by the Maker at Trenton aforesaid, at as
reasonable Rates as any that come from England."