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Object Name Gouge, Turning
Catalog Number 1993.8.178
Maker W. Butcher
Date ca. 1900
Material(s) wood & cast steel
Dimensions H-10.5 Dia-1 inches
Description This gouge has a turned wooden handle with two inscribed lines on the ball. There is a raised bead at the yoke but the yoke is missing. There is a cast steel convex blade whose edge is beveled on the outside.
Notes Collected by the donor over the last 30 years from barns, storage sheds and antique stores in north central Kentucky and probably southern Indiana and Ohio as well.
Collection George Underhill Collection
People W. Butcher
Subjects Wood carving
Wood carvings
Wood cuts
Wood cutting
Wood engravings
Wood work
Wood working
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS