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Object Name Adz
Date 1800 ca-1970 ca.
Maker Blacksmith made
Material Iron/Wood
Description Carpenter's adz, probably blacksmith made. Used for removing heavy waste, leveling, shaping or trimming the surfaces of timber. Flat, curving blade widens out to beveled cutting edge. Tapering head with long hammer-like poll.
Notes Previously cataloged under descriptor BBBB050A because it was misidentified as a shipbuilder's adz.
Dimensions W-9 L-26.5 D-4 inches
Collection T:CC100A
Catalog Number 1966.017.0002
Other number AM 1754
Imagefile 056\1966.017.0002.JPG
Species Adz