1957.0093.101 A-C, Molding plane, overall side 1
  • 1957.0093.101 A-C, Molding plane, overall side 1
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Tool (for wood) (Molding plane)

  • Category:

    Tools

  • Creator (Role):

    Nathaniel Dominy IV (Maker)

  • Place of Origin:

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

  • Date:

    1765-1800

  • Materials:

    Wood; Iron; Beech, American; Steel

  • Museum Object Number:

    1957.0093.101 A- C


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Object Number

1957.0093.101 A- C

Object Name

Tool (for wood) (Molding 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

1765-1800

Mark or Signature or Inscription or Label

1. Mark; Side of stock; "BT" burned,
2. Mark; Toe of stock; "ND" (conjoined) stamped within a rectangular border.

Subjects

Dominy Family Woodworking

Materials

Wood; Iron; Beech, American; Steel

Dimensions (inches)

5.7 (H) , 10 (L) , 1.3 (W)

Dimensions (centimeters)

14.4 (H) , 25.5 (L) , 3.4 (W)

Measurement Notes

The measurements above are for assembled plane. The stock (A) height is 8.6cm. The blade (B) measurements are: L: 17.9cm, W: 2.8cm, H: 0.3cm. The wedge (C) measurements are: L: 17.2cm, W: 2.6cm, H: 1.2cm.

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 molding planes, see page 338-342.