1957.0093.103 Plow plane, overall
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Tool (for wood) (Plow plane)

  • Category:


  • Creator (Role):

    Nathaniel Dominy IV (Maker)

  • Place of Origin:

  • Date:


  • Materials:

    Wood; Iron

  • Museum Object Number:

    1957.0093.103 A, B

  • Complete Details

Object Number

1957.0093.103 A, B

Object Name

Tool (for wood) (Plow plane)



Credit Line/Donor

Museum purchase

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.



Mark or Signature or Inscription or Label

1. Mark; Toe of stock; "ND" (conjoined) stamped within a rectangular border.
2. Mark; Toe of stock; "TI" stamped within a serrated rectangular border.


Dominy Family Woodworking


Wood; Iron

Dimensions (inches)

3.3 (H) , 11.9 (L) , 1.5 (W)

Dimensions (centimeters)

8.4 (H) , 30.1 (L) , 3.8 (W)

Measurement Notes

Measurements above are for the stock, The wedge measurements are: L: 13.9cm, W: 2.7cm, H: 1.0cm.

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 plow planes, see page 346.