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Object Name Plane, Dado
Catalog Number UNNUMBERED-56
Maker William H. Livingston & Company
Date ca. 1853
Material(s) Wood
Dimensions H-7 W-9.438 D-1.5 inches
Description This dado plane has two irons and a brass screw. Both irons are held in place with wooden wedges. The front iron is designed to score the edges of the dado. That iron is sometimes referred to as a "nicking" blade. The rear iron is in line with front blade. The brass screw extends horizontally through the body of the plane to an adjustable foot in the sole. This screw allows the depth of the dado to be adjusted. The plan is chamfered on top at the toe and heel.
Collection KHS Museum Collection
People William H. Livingston & Company
Subjects Wood work
Wood working
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS