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Object Name Plane, Cornice
Catalog Number 1993.8.337
Maker Burgess, W.
Date 1800-1900
Material(s) Beechwood/Iron
Dimensions H-6 W-2.75 D-9.5 inches
Description This is a cornice plane. It has a beech stock with a wide shallowly scooped out shelf on the right. There is a facing piece glued to the stock above shelf. The top edges of the plane are chamfered on the sides and rounded on the back. It has a ogee profile sole and cutting iron. The iron is shouldered. The shavings outlet cut is open through the shelf on the right. There is a wide wedge. The fence is screwed to the left side of the stock.
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
People Burgess, W.
Subjects Wood working
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS