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2-hand smoothing plane

2-hand smoothing plane
Title
2-hand smoothing plane
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 )
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
Object Number 
1948.443
Marks 
impressed: on blade: illegible mark
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group