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Object Name Router
Catalog Number 1939.786
Date 1850-1900
Material(s) Wood/Steel
Dimensions H-3.75 W-14.5 D-1.5 inches
Description This is a wooden router. It is a hand tool used to profile or smooth wooden surfaces. The tool has a long handle and radiused sole. The center of the sole is reinforced with a metal plate. Two concave blades protrude through the handle and exit near a metal fence or guide. There are two holes in the back of the handle that run perpendicular to the blades.
Collection KHS Museum Collection
Subjects Tools
Woodworking
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS