1957.0093.073 A-C Strike block plane, side 1
  • 1957.0093.073 A-C Strike block plane, side 1
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Tool (for wood) (Strike block 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; Beech, American; Steel

  • Museum Object Number:

    1957.0093.073 A- C


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Object Number

1957.0093.073 A- C

Object Name

Tool (for wood) (Strike block 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

Secondary Origin Notes

Blade made in England.

Mark or Signature or Inscription or Label

1. Mark; Toe of stock; "ND" (conjoined) stamped within a rectangular border.
2. Mark; Toe of stock; "1793" stamped incuse.

Subjects

Dominy Family Woodworking

Materials

Wood; Iron; Beech, American; Steel

Dimensions (inches)

5.6 (H) , 11.1 (L) , 2.8 (W)

Dimensions (centimeters)

14.3 (H) , 28.1 (L) , 7.1 (W)

Measurement Notes

Measurements above are for assembled plane. The plane was not able to be disassembled, so not all measurements were possible. The height of the stock is 5.7cm. The wedge measurements are : L: ?, W: 5.7cm, H: 1.4cm. The blade measurements are: L: 13.4cm, W: 5.6cm, H: 0.5cm.

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 more information on strike block planes, see page 366.
[Book] Hummel, Charles F. 1968 With Hammer in Hand: The Dominy Craftsmen of East Hampton, New York.
Published: p. 125-126.