1957.0093.048 A-F Tongue plane, overall side 1
  • 1957.0093.048 A-F Tongue plane, overall side 1
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Tool (for wood) (Tongue plane)

  • Category:

    Tools

  • 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:

    1957.0093.048 A- F


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Object Number

1957.0093.048 A- F

Object Name

Tool (for wood) (Tongue 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

Mark or Signature or Inscription or Label

1. Mark; Toe of stock; "ND" (conjoined) next to a Maltese cross next to "1787" stamped incuse.

Subjects

Dominy Family Woodworking

Materials

Wood; Iron; Birch; Steel

Dimensions (inches)

6.8 (H) , 12.3 (L) , 5.3 (W)

Dimensions (centimeters)

17.3 (H) , 31.2 (L) , 13.5 (W)

Measurement Notes

Measurements above are for overall assembled plane. The stock measurements are: L: 31.2cm, W: 3.1cm, H: 8.7cm. The blade wedge measurements are: L: 16.4cm, W: 1.5cm, H: 2.6cm. The blade measurements are L: 31.7cm, W: 3.2cm, H: 0.3cm. The heel fence wedge (F) measurements are: L: 7.9cm, W: 0.8cm, H: 1.1cm. The toe fence wedge (E) measurements are: L: 8.0cm, W: 0.8cm, H: 1.3cm.

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 matching and tongue planes, see page 334.
[Book] Hummel, Charles F. 1968 With Hammer in Hand: The Dominy Craftsmen of East Hampton, New York.
Published: p. 127.