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Object Name Router
Catalog Number 1993.8.208
Date ca. 1850
Material(s) Wood; wrought iron; brass;
Dimensions H-4.5 W-19.25 D-3.625 inches
Description This is a wide wooden router with two handles, one of which has a hanging hole. A large cast brass thumb screw secures the brass cleat which holds the wrought iron blade. A round "frog" in center of the stock allows shavings to escape.
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.
Collection George Underhill Collection
Subjects Wood carving
Wood cutting
Wood working
Tools
Carpentry
Farm equipment
Cabinet making
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS