1957.0093.016 A-C Rabbet plane, View 1
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Tool (for wood) (Rabbet plane)

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  • Creator (Role):

    Nathaniel Dominy IV (Maker)

  • Place of Origin:

    East Hampton, New York, Long Island, United States, North America

  • Materials:

    Birch; Iron; Hickory

  • Museum Object Number:

    1957.0093.016 A- C

  • Complete Details

Object Number

1957.0093.016 A- C

Object Name

Tool (for wood) (Rabbet plane)



Credit Line/Donor

Museum purchase

Creator (Role)

Nathaniel Dominy IV (Maker)
Married Katharine Hallome on June 30, 1753. Children: Mary (d. in infancy) and Anna (twins). 2nd Marriage: Married Hannah Baker on November 28, 157 (or 1759), Children: Jonathan (d. in infancy), Hannah, Mary (d. in infancy), Urania, Leah, Nathaniel V, Phoebe, Clara.

Place of Origin

East Hampton, New York, Long Island, United States, North America

Mark or Signature or Inscription or Label

1. Mark; Stock, on toe; "ND" (conjoined)
2. Inscription; Stock, on toe; "24"
3. Inscription; Stock, on toe; Inscribed symbol: Maltese Cross
4. Inscription; Stock, on toe; "1770"


Dominy Family Woodworking


Birch; Iron; Hickory

Dimensions (inches)

5.81 (H) , 8.93 (L) , 0.43 (W)

Dimensions (centimeters)

14.76 (H) , 22.7 (L) , 1.11 (W)

Object Description

Text available soon.

Bibliography and Bibliographic Notes

[Book] Salaman, Raphael Arthur. 1990 Dictionary of Woodworking Tools c. 1700 -1970 and tools of allied trades.
pg 347-48
[Book] Whelan, John M. 1993 The Wooden Plane: Its History, Form and Function. 503.
pg 90-98
[Book] Hummel, Charles F. 1968 With Hammer in Hand: The Dominy Craftsmen of East Hampton, New York.
Published figure 83, pg 117