2006.0035.008, Plane stock, side 1
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Tool (for wood) (Plane)

  • Category:


  • Creator (Role):

    Goldsmith Chandlee (Owner)

    Enos Baldwin (Maker)

  • Place of Origin:

    New York, New York, United States, North America

  • Date:


  • Materials:

    Wood; Iron; Steel

  • Museum Object Number:


  • Complete Details

Object Number


Object Name

Tool (for wood) (Plane)



Credit Line/Donor

Gift of Eugene E. and Jane K. Landon in honor of Charles F. Hummel

Creator (Role)

Goldsmith Chandlee (Owner)
Goldsmith Chandlee is the son of Benjamin Chandlee, clockmaker from Nottingham, Chester County, Pennsylvania. For more on Goldsmith Chandlee's marks, see Montgomery, History of American Pewter (1973), p.218.

Enos Baldwin (Maker)
Bibliography: Pollak and Pollak, A Guide to American Wooden Planes and their Makers," p. 65 (1983).

Place of Origin

New York, New York, United States, North America

Origin Notes

Albany or New York City, depending on when in the career of Enos Baldwin the plane was made.



Mark or Signature or Inscription or Label

1. Mark; Heel; "G. CHANDLEE" stamped incuse.
2. Mark; Toe; "G. CHANDLEE" stamped incuse.
3. Mark; Toe; "E. BALDWIN." stamped in a serrated rectangular border.
4. Inscription; Side; "EEL" stamped incuse.
5. Mark; Side of step; "O. EVANS" stamped incuse.


Wood; Iron; Steel

Dimensions (inches)

3.3 (H) , 9.4 (L) , 0.9 (W)

Dimensions (centimeters)

8.5 (H) , 23.9 (L) , 2.3 (W)

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 molding planes, see page 338-342.