block plane with saw teeth

Object Number: 
1948.454
Date: 
ca. 1850-1900
Medium: 
Wood
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 x 7 x 2 3/4 in. ( 7.6 x 17.8 x 7 cm )
Description: 
Wooden smoothing or toothing plane composed of a boat- shaped stock perforated by a central opening through which a serrated iron blade is inserted at a downward angle and tightened with wooden wedge.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Charles Wolfe
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group