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Object Name Router
Catalog Number UNNUMBERED-160
Date 1850-1900
Material(s) Wood/Steel
Dimensions H-4 W-14 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. One curved concave blades protrudes through the handle and exits near an adjustable metal fence or guide. There is a wedge to secure the blade and a hole in the back of the handle that runs perpendicular to the blade.
Collection KHS Museum Collection
Subjects Tools
Woodworking
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS