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Object Name Shave, Heel
Catalog Number 1993.8.222
Date c. 1880
Material(s) Steel
Dimensions H-1 W-7 D-1 inches
Description This is a cast steel heel shave with double handles. Each handle has an oval cutout. It has a rounded bottom with adjustable convex cutting blade beveled on top. Two screws adjust the mouth and two other screws adjust blade depth. The piece was enameled black.
Notes Collected by the donor over the last 30 years from barns, storage sheds, and antique stores in north central Kentucky and probably southern Indiana and Ohio as well
Collection George Underhill Collection
Subjects Woodworking
Carpentry
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS