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Object Name Plane, Plow
Catalog Number 1993.8.367
Date 1855
Material(s) wood, lead, brass, iron
Dimensions H-5.75 W-10.25 D-7.5 inches
Description This is a wooden stock grooving plane. The sides of front, top, and rear are chamfered and the heel is rounded. There is a wooden depth stop mortised through the top. It is secured with lead set screw on the right of the body. Dowels of the adjustable fence are mortised through sides of the body and each is secured by a lead thumb screws. There is a steel plate riveted in a slot down center of sole. The rivets have six diamond shaped brass plates on left. The iron is missing but the standard wedge is intact. Lead thumb screws inscribed "WM" and "1855."
Collection George Underhill Collection
People W.M.
Subjects Woodworking
Wood work
Wooden buildings
Search Terms Wood work
wood turning
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS