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block plane with saw teeth

Object Number: 
1948.452
Date: 
1850-1900
Medium: 
Wood, steel
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 x 6 1/2 in. ( 15.2 x 16.5 cm )
Marks: 
impressed: on front of stock: "[?]OODMAN & HUSS&/HAMMACHER" impressed: on blade: "W.P" and hallmark/"WARRANTED/WARD"
Description: 
Wooden toothing plane composed of a boat-shaped stock perforated by a central opening through which an iron serrated blade is inserted at a downward angle and tightened with a wooden wedge.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Charles Wolfe
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group