Moulding Plane

Object Number: 
1941.446c
Date: 
ca. 1850-1900
Medium: 
Wood, iron
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 1/2 x 9 1/2 x 3 in. ( 16.5 x 24.1 x 7.6 cm )
Marks: 
impressed: on front of stock: "SM" and illegible mark impressed: on blade: illegible mark
Description: 
Wooden molding plane composed of a rectangular 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 edge.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Abraham Hatfield
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group