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Object Name Hatchet
Catalog Number 1993.8.361
Maker Rexto
Date ca. 1900
Material(s) Cast iron, wood
Dimensions H-13 W-6.25 D-1 inches
Description This hatchet has a cast iron head with a straight blade and a nail claw on the bottom edge. It has an octagonal hammer head poll and the handle is wedged into an egg shaped oval eye with steel wedge.
Notes Collected by the donor over the last thirty years from barns, storage sheds, and antique stores in north central Kentucky, southern Indiana, and southern Ohio.
Collection George Underhill Collection
People Rexto
Subjects Tools
Wood cutting
Wood work
Woodcutters
Timber
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS