Rabbet plane

Object Number: 
1948.458
Date: 
ca. 1875
Medium: 
Wood, iron, brass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 3/4 x 10 x 1 1/2 in. ( 9.5 x 25.4 x 3.8 cm )
Marks: 
impressed: on top of stock: "[?] PAT. OCT. [?] 1875/[?]/CONN"
Description: 
Wooden rabbet plane composed of a rectangular stock with a flat sole covered with sheet iron that is attached to the stock by a series of screws; sole is perforated by a highly askew slit through which a blade is inserted at a downward angle and tightened with a wedge that is held in place by a threaded brass rod and butterfly nut.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Charles Wolfe
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group