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Object Name Knife, Block
Catalog Number 1993.8.387
Date ca. 1900
Material(s) Wood; copper; steel
Dimensions H-11 W-4 D-1 inches
Description This is a block knife with a wood handle and copper ferule. There is a steel blade inserted in the handle. There is a hinge and bolt on the far end of the blade to secure the knife to the benchtop.
Notes 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 Tools
Building
Measures
Measuring
Construction
Construction equipment
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS