1957.0093.096 A-C Molding Plane
  • 1957.0093.096 A-C Molding Plane
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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:

    1787

  • Materials:

    Birch; Iron

  • Museum Object Number:

    1957.0093.096 A- C


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Object Number

1957.0093.096 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

1787

Mark or Signature or Inscription or Label

1. Mark; Stock, on toe; Stamped in block letters "ND" (conjoined)
2. Inscription; Stock, on toe; "1787"
3. Inscription; Stock, on toe; "22"

Subjects

Dominy Family Woodworking

Materials

Birch; Iron

Dimensions (inches)

5.56 (H) , 8.68 (L) , 1.25 (W)

Dimensions (centimeters)

14.13 (H) , 22.06 (L) , 3.18 (W)

Measurement Notes

Measurements for components: A) Stock: L=22 cm. W= 3 cm, H= 7 cm B) Iron: L= 19 cm, W=2.7 cm, H=.2 cm C)Wedge: L= 12.7 cm, W= 3 cm, H= 1 cm

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.
pg 338
[Book] Whelan, John M. 1993 The Wooden Plane: Its History, Form and Function. 503.
pg 178 - 296
[Book] Hummel, Charles F. 1968 With Hammer in Hand: The Dominy Craftsmen of East Hampton, New York.
pg 112