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2-hand smoothing plane

Object Number: 
1948.443
Date: 
1850-1900
Medium: 
Wood, steel
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 3/4 x 8 3/4 x 2 1/2 in. ( 12.1 x 22.2 x 6.4 cm )
Marks: 
impressed: on blade: illegible mark
Description: 
Wooden smoothing plane composed of rectangular stock with a flat sole that has a carved out square section; stock is perforated with a central slit through which a double blade is inserted at a downward angle and tightened with a wooden wedge; horn-shaped handle is attached to the fore end of the stock.Wooden smoothing plane
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Charles Wolfe
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group