Rabbit plane

Object Number: 
1948.459
Date: 
1850-1900
Medium: 
Wood, iron
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 x 10 x 5/8 in. ( 10.2 x 25.4 x 1.6 cm )
Marks: 
impressed: on blade: "DWIGHT'S"
Description: 
Wooden rabbet plane composed of a rectangular stock with a flat sole perforated by a central slit through which a blade is inserted at a downward angle and tightened by a wooden wedge.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Charles Wolfe
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group