carpenter's plane

Object Number: 
1948.391
Date: 
ca. 1850-1900
Medium: 
Wood, steel
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 3/4 x 8 x 2 3/4 in. ( 14.6 x 20.3 x 7 cm )
Marks: 
impressed: on block front: "GREENFIELD TOOL CO./GREENFIELD, MASS"; illegible mark on blade
Description: 
Wooden smoothing plane composed of a boat -shaped stock perforated by a central opening through which a double blade is inserted a downward angle and tightened with a wooden wedge.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. John M. Willard
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group