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Object Name Clamp, Screw
Catalog Number 1993.8.280
Date 1850-1900
Material(s) Wood
Dimensions H-8 W-8 D-3 inches
Description This is a violin clamp. It is made of curved plywood and has three wooden threaded screws with handles. There are plywood circular nuts glued to one jaw of the clamp.
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. Probably used by a musical instrument maker.
Collection George Underhill Collection
Subjects Tools
Vices (Equipment)
Wood working
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS