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Object Name Vise, Woodworking
Catalog Number 1993.8.278
Date ca. 1850
Material(s) Wood; iron
Dimensions H-17.125 W-10 D-6.25 inches
Description This vice has two arms joined by a block of wood, with two bolts screwed through. There are vice jaws screwed to each arm with three machine screws. There are two sets of holes drilled through the arms, one set is empty, the other holds a peg with a threaded end and a wooden nut. An iron bar is inserted through a hole in the peg.
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 Vice
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS