Moulding Plane

Object Number: 
1941.446e
Date: 
ca. 1850-1900
Medium: 
Wood, iron
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 x 9 1/2 x 1 1/2 in. ( 15.2 x 24.1 x 3.8 cm )
Marks: 
impressed: on front of stock: "H. CHAPIN" and "HAMMACHER SCHLEMMER & CO/ NEW YORK"
Description: 
Wooden roundplane composed of a rectangular stock with a convex sole perforated by a central slit through which a convex blade 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