1957.0026.023 Tool (for wood), view 1
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Tool (for wood) (Dovetail saw)

  • Category:

    Tools

  • Place of Origin:

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

  • Date:

    1790-1830

  • Materials:

    Wood; Iron; Birch; Steel

  • Museum Object Number:

    1957.0026.023


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Object Number

1957.0026.023

Object Name

Tool (for wood) (Dovetail saw)

Category

Tools

Credit Line/Donor

Museum purchase with funds provided by Henry Belin du Pont

Place of Origin

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

Date

1790-1830

Subjects

Dominy Family Woodworking

Materials

Wood; Iron; Birch; Steel

Dimensions (inches)

0.7 (H) , 15 (L) , 3.8 (W)

Dimensions (centimeters)

1.8 (H) , 38.2 (L) , 9.6 (W)

Measurement Notes

THe blade measurements are: L: 26.4cm, W: 4.5cm, H: 0.3cm.

Object Description

Text available soon.

Bibliography and Bibliographic Notes

[Book] Hummel, Charles F. 1968 With Hammer in Hand: The Dominy Craftsmen of East Hampton, New York.
Published: p. 131-132.
[Book] Salaman, Raphael Arthur. 1990 Dictionary of Woodworking Tools c. 1700 -1970 and tools of allied trades.
For a description of dovetail saws, see page 418.