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Object Name Adz
Date 1870-1890
Maker Blacksmith Made
Material Iron/Wood
Used Inlet?
Description Cooper's adz, metal head with wooden handle: a one-handed tool used for both cutting and pounding. Probably a manufactured head with additional handworking (tool marks visible). The long, curved head has a rectangular pounding poll on one end and a rounded cutting bit on the other end. In the center is a ferrule that holds a short, straight wooden handle. The handmade handle is hollow and holds a handmade bolt that runs from bottom to the top. The bolt fits through a hole in the center of the adz head. A handmade square nut on the top fastens the handle to the adz head.
Notes This adz head and 66.42.2 appear to be the same pattern, from the same manufacturer. The difference is: this one is heavier, wider, and has more curve.
Dimensions H-8 W-8 D-3 inches
Collection T:COO
Catalog Number 1959.033.0001
Other number AM 1918
Imagefile 053\1959.033.0001.JPG
Species Adz
Owned by Rogers, Roy