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Object Name Adz, Carpenter's
Date 1800-1870
Maker Blacksmith
Material Iron/Wood
Description Carpenter's adz. Blacksmith made. Used for removing heavy waste, leveling, shaping or trimming the surfaces of timber. Iron head and blade. Flat, curving blade widens out to beveled cutting edge. Tapering head. Flat poll. Wooden handle with beveled edges. Crack in bottom of hande has been repaired with two nails.
Notes Reference: R.A. Salaman
Dimensions W-4.5 L-25.75 D-8 inches
Collection T:CC100A
Catalog Number 1966.017.0003
Other number AM 1755
Imagefile 056\1966.017.0003.JPG
Species Adz, Carpenter's