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block plane with saw teeth

Object Number: 
1948.453
Date: 
ca. 1825-1875
Medium: 
Wood, iron
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 1/4 x 2 in. ( 8.3 x 5.1 cm )
Marks: 
inscribed: on front of stock: mark on front illegible
Description: 
Wooden 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