1957.0026.013 A-C Tongue plane, View 1
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Tool (for wood) (Tongue plane)

  • Category:


  • Creator (Role):

    Nathaniel Dominy IV (Maker)

  • Place of Origin:

    East Hampton, New York, Long Island, United States, North America

  • Date:


  • Materials:

    Wood; Iron

  • Museum Object Number:

    1957.0026.013 A- C

  • Complete Details

Object Number

1957.0026.013 A- C

Object Name

Tool (for wood) (Tongue plane)



Credit Line/Donor

Museum purchase with funds provided by Henry Belin du Pont

Creator (Role)

Nathaniel Dominy IV (Maker)
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



Mark or Signature or Inscription or Label

1. Inscription; Heel; stamped "TC" (or possibly "TO") in block lettering in a rectangle


Dominy Family Woodworking


Wood; Iron

Dimensions (inches)

6.12 (H) , 10.75 (L) , 6.25 (D)

Dimensions (centimeters)

15.56 (H) , 27.31 (L) , 15.88 (D)

Measurement Notes

Measurements of components: A) Stock: L= 27.5 cm, W= 16 cm, H= 9 cm B) Iron: L= 18 cm, W=3.6 cm, H= .4 cm C) Wedge L= 15 cm, W= 2.5 cm, H= 1.3 cm

Object Description

Text available soon.

Bibliography and Bibliographic Notes

[Book] Salaman, Raphael Arthur. 1990 Dictionary of Woodworking Tools c. 1700 -1970 and tools of allied trades.
pg 334
[Book] Whelan, John M. 1993 The Wooden Plane: Its History, Form and Function. 503.
pg 130-33
[Book] Hummel, Charles F. 1968 With Hammer in Hand: The Dominy Craftsmen of East Hampton, New York.
Published pg 128