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Object Name Rule, Extension
Catalog Number 1993.8.158
Maker E. Smith & Co.
Date ca. 1900
Material(s) Boxwood & Brass
Dimensions H-1 W-20 D-0.5 inches
Description This is a 20" boxwood adjustable rule calibrated in 1/16" and 1/12". It has a brass fence on both edges and at the butt. There is a brass rectangle mounted to the lower rule that guides the position of the upper rule. There is a brass rectangle mounted to the upper rule that guides the movement while the wheel secures it into position. It measures up to 38"
Notes Collected by the donor over the last 30 years from barns, storage sheds and antique stores in north central Kentucky and probably souther Indiana and Ohio as well
Collection George Underhill Collection
People E. Smith & Co.
Subjects Measurement
Building construction
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS