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Object Name Adz, Carpenter's
Date 1850-1880
Maker Plumb
Material Steel/Wood
Description Plumb carpenter's adz. Used for removing heavy waste, leveling, shaping or trimming the surfaces of timber. Iron head and blade. Flat, curving blade widens out to where sides become straight. Straight, beveled blade edge. Maker's marks in underside of blade: "Plumb U.S.A.". Tapering head. Eight sided, tapering pin extends from poll edge . Varnished, square at top and oval shaped at bottom, curved wooden handle.
Notes Reference: R.A. Salaman
Dimensions W-4.5 L-27.5 D-11 inches
Collection T:CC100A
Catalog Number 1972.086.0001
Imagefile 066\1972.086.0001SIDE.JPG
Species Adz, Carpenter's