1957.0026.001 A-C, 1957.0093.081 A-C, 1957.0093.082 A-C, 1959.0158.001 A-C, view 1
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Tool (for wood) (Long plane)

  • Category:

    Tools

  • Creator (Role):

    James Cam (Maker)

    Nathaniel Dominy V (Maker)

  • Place of Origin:

    East Hampton, Long Island, New York, Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

  • Secondary Place of Origin:

    Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, Europe

  • Date:

    1800

  • Materials:

    Wood; Iron; Beech, American; Steel

  • Museum Object Number:

    1957.0093.081 A- C


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Object Number

1957.0093.081 A- C

Object Name

Tool (for wood) (Long plane)

Category

Tools

Credit Line/Donor

Museum purchase

Creator (Role)

James Cam (Maker)
Bibliography: Goodman. "British Planemakers from 1700" (1978). pg. 168.

Nathaniel Dominy V (Maker)
1770-1852
Married Temperance Miller c. 1794. Children: John, Nancy, Felix

Place of Origin

East Hampton, Long Island, New York, Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

Origin Notes

For the stock and wedge.

Secondary Place of Origin

Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Secondary Origin Notes

For the blade

Date

1800

Mark or Signature or Inscription or Label

1. Mark; Toe of stock; "DOMINY" stamped within a serrated rectangular border.
2. Mark; Toe of stock; "1800" stamped incuse.
3. Mark; Heel of stock; "ND10" written in red crayon.
4. Mark; Top of blade; "JAMES┬ĚCAM" stamped within a serrated rectangular border.

Subjects

Dominy Family Woodworking

Materials

Wood; Iron; Beech, American; Steel

Dimensions (inches)

6.9 (H) , 25.9 (L) , 3.3 (W)

Dimensions (centimeters)

17.5 (H) , 65.8 (L) , 8.4 (W)

Measurement Notes

The measurements above are for assembled plane. The height of the stock is 7.5cm. The wedge measurements are: L: 14.3cm, W: 6.6cm, H: 1.8cm. The blade measurements are: L: 18.4cm, W: 6.3cm, H: 0.4cm.

Object Description

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Bibliography and Bibliographic Notes

[Book] Goodman, W. L. 1978 British Plane Makers from 1700: 2nd Edition.
For reference to James Cam, see page 168.
[Book] Salaman, Raphael Arthur. 1990 Dictionary of Woodworking Tools c. 1700 -1970 and tools of allied trades.
For a description of long planes, see page 333.
[Book] Hummel, Charles F. 1968 With Hammer in Hand: The Dominy Craftsmen of East Hampton, New York.
Published: p. 111.