1957.0093.047 A-F Plow plane, overall side 1
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Tool (for wood) (Plow plane)

  • Category:


  • Creator (Role):

    Nathaniel Dominy IV (Maker)

  • Place of Origin:

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

  • Materials:

    Wood; Iron; Birch; Steel

  • Museum Object Number:

    1957.0093.047 A- F

  • Complete Details

Object Number

1957.0093.047 A- F

Object Name

Tool (for wood) (Plow 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; Toe of stock; "ND" (conjoined) next to a square dot, next to "1772" stamped incuse.


Dominy Family Woodworking


Wood; Iron; Birch; Steel

Dimensions (inches)

6.6 (H) , 10 (L) , 8.8 (W)

Dimensions (centimeters)

16.8 (H) , 25.4 (L) , 22.4 (W)

Measurement Notes

Measurements above are for overall assembled plane. The plane was not fully disassembled. The stock (A) measurements are: L: 22.1cm, W: 3.6cm, H: 10.1cm. The blade wedge (C) measurements are: L: 16.9cm, H: 0.9cm. The blade (B) measurements are L: 21.0cm, W: 1.7cm, H: 0.5cm. The wood depth stop (D) measurements are: L: 10.5cm, W: 2.3cm, H: 0.8cm. The fence (E) measurements are: L: 25.4cm, W: 22.4cm, H: 8.9cm. The fence wedge (F) measurements are: L: 6.0cm, W: 1.9cm, H: 0.8cm.

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.
For a description of plow planes, see page 346.
[Book] Hummel, Charles F. 1968 With Hammer in Hand: The Dominy Craftsmen of East Hampton, New York.
Published: p. 115-116.