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Object Name Adz, Carpenter's
Date 1850-1880
Material Iron/Wood
Description 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 beveled cutting edge. Barely distinguishable maker's marks stamped on underside of blade. Tapering head. Poll edge hangs over back of head. Handmade wooden handle with beveled edges.
Notes Reference: R.A. Salaman
Dimensions W-4.75 L-20.5 D-9 inches
Collection T:CC100A
Catalog Number 1974.195.0004
Imagefile 066\1974.195.0004.JPG
Species Adz, Carpenter's