Moulding Plane

Object Number: 
1941.446d
Date: 
ca. 1850-1900
Medium: 
Wood, iron
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 1/2 x 9 3/4 x 2 1/4 in. ( 16.5 x 24.8 x 5.7 cm )
Marks: 
impressed: back of stock: "118" and "5/8"
Description: 
Wooden molding plane composed of a recatngular stock with a fluted sole perforated by a central slit through which an iron blade, that conforms to the shape of the sole is inserted at a downward angle and tightened with a wooden wedge.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. Abraham Hatfield
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group