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Object Name Adz
Date 1850-1880
Maker Blacksmith Made
Material Steel/Metal/Wood
Used Keene, NY
Description Cooper's adz, hand forged metal head with wooden handle, used for both cutting and pounding. The long, curved head has a rectangular pounding poll on one end and a concave cutting bit on the other end. It has a short, straight wooden handle. Seven nails have been pounded in as wedges to hold the head onto the handle.
Owned by Fred Thew of Cascade Rd., Keene, NY.
Notes Belonged to Fred Thew of Cascade Rd., Keene.
Dimensions H-7.75 W-11 D-1.75 inches
Collection T:COO
Catalog Number 1957.270.0008
Other number AM 1419
Imagefile 052\1957.270.0008.JPG
Species Adz