1957.0093.038 A-C, Round plane, side 1
  • 1957.0093.038 A-C, Round plane, side 1
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Tool (for wood) (Round plane)

  • Category:

    Tools

  • Creator (Role):

    Nathaniel Dominy IV (Maker)

  • Place of Origin:

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

  • Date:

    1750-1800

  • Materials:

    Wood; Iron; Beech, American; Pearwood; Steel

  • Museum Object Number:

    1957.0093.038 A- C


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Object Number

1957.0093.038 A- C

Object Name

Tool (for wood) (Round plane)

Category

Tools

Credit Line/Donor

Museum purchase

Creator (Role)

Nathaniel Dominy IV (Maker)
7/25/1737-10/23/1812
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

Date

1750-1800

Mark or Signature or Inscription or Label

1. Mark; Heel of stock; "ND" (conjoined) stamped within a rectangular border.
2. Mark; Toe of stock; Unintelligible

Subjects

Dominy Family Woodworking

Materials

Wood; Iron; Beech, American; Pearwood; Steel

Dimensions (inches)

5.2 (H) , 11.5 (L) , 1.5 (W)

Dimensions (centimeters)

13.2 (H) , 29.1 (L) , 3.7 (W)

Measurement Notes

The plane was not able to be disassembled. The measurements above are for assembled plane. The wedge measurements are: L: 15.1cm, W: 2.4cm, H: 0.8cm. The blade measurements are: L: 15.5cm, W: 3.6cm, H: 0.3cm.

Object Description

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Bibliography and Bibliographic Notes

[Book] Salaman, Raphael Arthur. 1990 Dictionary of Woodworking Tools c. 1700 -1970 and tools of allied trades.
For a description of hollow and round planes, see page 331-332.
[Book] Hummel, Charles F. 1968 With Hammer in Hand: The Dominy Craftsmen of East Hampton, New York.
Published: no. 88, p. 120.