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Object Name Router
Catalog Number 1939.788
Date 1850-1900
Material(s) Wood/Steel
Dimensions H-7.5 W-17.25 D-1.25 inches
Description This is a wooden router. It is a hand tool used to profile or smooth wooden surfaces. The tool has a U shaped handle and radiused sole. Two curved blades protrude through the handle and exit near adjustable metal fences or guides. Each cutting area is reinforced with a metal plate.
Collection KHS Museum Collection
Subjects Tools
Woodworking
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS