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Rabbit plane

Object Number: 
1948.457
Date: 
1850-1900
Medium: 
Wood, steel
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 3/4 x 1 3/8 in. ( 12.1 x 3.5 cm )
Marks: 
impressed: on blade: "IMHOFF & LANGE/IH & EG/ CAST STEEL" impressed: on front end of plane: "E.P. KRUMM/139 ESSEX ST"
Description: 
Wooden fore or jack plane composed of a rectangular stock with a flat sole perforated by a central slit through which a curved blade is inserted at a downward angle and tightened with a wooden wedge; a curved handle is attached to the fore end of the stock.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Charles Wolfe
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group