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Object Name Plane, Rabbet
Catalog Number 1993.8.107
Maker Olmstead, W.
Date ca. 1900
Material(s) Wood; steel
Dimensions H-8 W-20 D-2 inches
Description This is a rabbet plane variation. It has a long stock with chamfered sides and shoulders. It has a rounded heel and a closed handle on the left side. It has a shouldered skewed iron with a top wedge. The edges of the blade are slightly wider than the stock. There are two independant "nicker" irons wedged into a groove on either side of the stock in front of the mouth. The shavings aperature is curved and open on both sides.
Notes Used to form and clean up a rebate. Collected by the donor from antique stores, barns, etc. in southern Indiana, Ohio, and Kentucky over the last thirty years.
Collection George Underhill Collection
People Olmstead, W.
Subjects Wood work
Wood working
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS