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Object Name Plane, Rabbet
Catalog Number 1993.8.431
Maker Ward, J.
Date ca. 1840
Material(s) Beechwood; steel; brass
Dimensions H-5.75 W-1.75 D-9.5 inches
Description This rabbet plane has a beechwood stock witha rounded top and heel edges. The shoulders on both sides have front and back edges scooped out. There is a fence on the bottom left, adjusted by two hand-slotted set screws wih brass tracks. There is an adjustable brass depth stop on the front right side in mortise and secured by a hand slotted set screw. It has a skewed shouldered iron with standard wedge. The shavings aperature is open on the right.
Notes Collected by the donor from antique stores, barns, etc. in southern Indiana, Ohio, and Kentucky over the last thirty years.
Collection George Underhill Collection
Subjects Woodworking
Wood work
Wood working
Search Terms Wood work
wood carving
wood turning
Wood work
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS