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Object Name Adz, Carpenter'S
Catalog Number 1993.8.390
Date ca. 1880
Material(s) Cast iron
Dimensions H-2.75 W-4 D-8 inches
Description This is a cast iron flat head carpenter's adz blade with no handle. It has a rectangular poll and the edge is dull.
Notes Used for smoothing large surfaces such as a framing timber, floor, etc. Collected by the donor from antique stores, barns, etc. in southern Indiana, Ohio, and Kentucky over the last thirty years.
Collection George Underhill Collection
Subjects Wood cutting
Wood work
Lumber
Timber
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS