Part (width): 1/4 in. (0.6 cm)
impressed: on front of stock: "McAllister"
Wooden smoothing plane composed of boat-shaped stock perforated by a central opening through which a double blade is inserted at a downward angle and tightened with a wooden wedge.
According to the donor, this smoothing plane belonged to his grandfather, William McAllister, who was a ship's carpenter.
Gift of William H. Dey
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.