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Object Name Plane, Jack
Catalog Number 1993.8.435
Date ca. 1900
Material(s) Boxwood; steel
Dimensions H-5 W-2.5 D-9.75 inches
Description This is a continental jack plance with a boxwood stock. It has a forward "horn" handle mortised into the forward lip and face of stock. There is a standard smoothing wedge and there are lines inscribed on the stock sides at the level of the lip. The sides of the top, heel, and face are chamfered.
Notes Also called German pattern: produced in U.S. but not popular with American craftsmen. 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