1957.0026.209 Spokeshave
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Tool (for wood) (Spokeshave)

  • Category:

    Tools

  • Creator (Role):

    Nathaniel Dominy V (Maker)

  • Place of Origin:

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

  • Date:

    1790-1830

  • Materials:

    Bone; Iron

  • Museum Object Number:

    1957.0026.209


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Object Number

1957.0026.209

Object Name

Tool (for wood) (Spokeshave)

Category

Tools

Credit Line/Donor

Museum purchase with funds provided by Henry Belin du Pont

Creator (Role)

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

Place of Origin

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

Date

1790-1830

Subjects

Dominy Family Woodworking

Materials

Bone; Iron

Dimensions (inches)

1 (H) , 11.3 (L) , 1.3 (W)

Dimensions (centimeters)

2.5 (H) , 28.7 (L) , 3.3 (W)

Measurement Notes

The blade length is 9.1cm with a 6.5cm edge.

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.
For a description of shaves and spokeshaves, see page 455-463.
[Book] Hummel, Charles F. 1968 With Hammer in Hand: The Dominy Craftsmen of East Hampton, New York.
Published: no. 110, p. 141.