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Object Name Broadax
Catalog Number 1993.8.329
Date ca. 1850
Material(s) Wrought iron
Dimensions H-8 W-8 D-1.5 inches
Description This broad axe has a broad curved blade that is beveled on both sides. It has a roughly flat poll and curved lugs.
Notes Collected by the donor over the last thirty 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 Housebuilding
Wood buildings
Wood cutting
Wood work
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS