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Object Name Drawknife
Catalog Number 1993.8.204
Date ca. 1900
Material(s) Wood; wrought iron; steel;
Dimensions H-6 W-16 D-1 inches
Description This flat bladed draw knife has an edge that is curved toward the user (the "American Pattern"). The carved wooden handles have wrought iron yokes and end caps. The blade is wrought iron with a steel edge welded on. It is blacksmith made. There are two incised llines on each handle below the yoke.
Notes Collected by the donor over the last thirty years from barns, storage sheds, and antique stores in north central Kentucky and probably southern Indiana and Ohio as well.
Collection George Underhill Collection
Subjects Tools
Wood work
Wood working
Construction equipment
Building construction
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS