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Object Name Chisel, Turning
Catalog Number 1993.8.181
Maker Witherry
Date ca. 1900
Material(s) wood & steel
Dimensions H-19.5 Dia-1.5 inches
Description This turning chisel has a long (13") turned wooden handle with seven inscribed lines at the butt and three below the yoke. The yoke is missing. The flat blade has a slanted cutting edge that is beveled on both sides.
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 Witherry
Subjects Wood carving
Wood carvings
Wood cuts
Wood cutting
Wood engravings
Wood work
Wood working
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS