1995.0006.289 A-C Bead plane, View 1
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Tool (for wood) (Bead plane)

  • Category:

    Tools

  • Creator (Role):

    Robert Thomas (Maker)

  • Place of Origin:

    Oxford, England, United Kingdom, Europe

  • Materials:

    Iron; Boxwood; Beech; Beech

  • Museum Object Number:

    1995.0006.289 A- C


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Object Number

1995.0006.289 A- C

Object Name

Tool (for wood) (Bead plane)

Category

Tools

Credit Line/Donor

The Alexander Forbes Tool Collection

Creator (Role)

Robert Thomas (Maker)
Bibliography: Goodman, "British Planemakers from 1700." 2nd ed., 1978, pg. 152.

Place of Origin

Oxford, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Mark or Signature or Inscription or Label

1. Mark; Stock, on toe; Stamped in block letters "THOMAS" "1 WARDOURS"
2. Mark; Stock, on toe; Stamped in block letters in a rectangular border "J. EDGAR"

Materials

Iron; Boxwood; Beech; Beech

Dimensions (inches)

6.25 (H) , 9.375 (L) , 1.37 (W)

Dimensions (centimeters)

15.88 (H) , 23.813 (L) , 3.49 (W)

Measurement Notes

Measurements of components: A) Stock: L= 24 cm, W= 3.5 cm, H= 8.5 cm B) Iron: L= 19.5 cm, W= 1.7 cm, H= .3 cm C) Wedge: L= 16.5 cm, W= 2.5 cm, H= .7 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 338-42
[Book] Whelan, John M. 1993 The Wooden Plane: Its History, Form and Function. 503.
pg 178 - 296
[Book] Goodman, W. L. 1968 British Plane Makers from 1700.
pg 152