1957.0100.011 Hollow plane, overall side 1
  • 1957.0100.011 Hollow plane, overall side 1
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Tool (for wood) (Hollow plane)

  • Category:

    Tools

  • Creator (Role):

    William Shepley (Maker)

  • Place of Origin:

    London, London, England, United Kingdom, Europe

  • Date:

    1770-1796

  • Materials:

    Wood; Iron; Beech; Steel

  • Museum Object Number:

    1957.0100.011 A- C


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Object Number

1957.0100.011 A- C

Object Name

Tool (for wood) (Hollow plane)

Category

Tools

Credit Line/Donor

Gift of Nathaniel M. Dominy

Creator (Role)

William Shepley (Maker)
Bibliography: Goodman. "British Planemakers from 1700" (1978) pg. 147.

Place of Origin

London, London, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Date

1770-1796

Mark or Signature or Inscription or Label

1. Mark; Toe of stock; "SHEPLEY" stamped within a serrated rectangular border.
2. Mark; Toe of stock; "G ยท TUCKER" stamped incuse.
3. Mark; Heel of stock; "13" stamped incuse.

Subjects

Dominy Family Woodworking

Materials

Wood; Iron; Beech; Steel

Dimensions (inches)

5.7 (H) , 9.5 (L) , 1.3 (W)

Dimensions (centimeters)

14.4 (H) , 24.1 (L) , 3.3 (W)

Measurement Notes

The measurements above are for assembled plane. The stock (A) height is 8.3cm. The wedge (C) measurements are: L: 16.6cm, W: 2.7cm, H: 0.9cm. The blade (B) measurements are: L: 17.2cm, W: 2.5cm, H: 0.3cm.

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 a description of hollow and round planes, see page 331-332.