1957.0026.015 A-C Tongue plane, View 1
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Tool (for wood) (Tongue plane)

  • Category:


  • Creator (Role):

    Nathaniel Dominy VII (Maker)

  • Place of Origin:

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

  • Date:


  • Materials:

    Wood; Iron

  • Museum Object Number:

    1957.0026.015 A- C

  • Complete Details

Object Number

1957.0026.015 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 VII (Maker)
Son of Felix Dominy. Married Sybel Mulford on May 16, 1846. Children: Nathaniel VIII, Burnett (d. in infancy), Henry, William, Harriet, Esther Burnet, Felix, Jeremiah, Jonathan (d. in infancy), Washington, Tyson, Mary, Sybel, Charles, Bertha. Married Hydreda Van Dusen in 1884 Married Helen L. Hathaway in 1896.

Place of Origin

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




Dominy Family Woodworking


Wood; Iron

Dimensions (inches)

6 (H) , 11 (L) , 7.87 (W)

Dimensions (centimeters)

15 (H) , 28 (L) , 20 (W)

Measurement Notes

Measurements of components B and C: B (Iron) L= 18 cm, W= 3.5 cm, H= .3 cm C (Wedge): L= 16 cm, W= 2.3 cm, H=.9 cm

Object Description

Text available soon.

Bibliography and Bibliographic Notes

[Book] Roberts, Kenneth D. 1980 Some 19th Century English Woodworking Tools: Edge and Joiner Tools and Bit Braces.
pg 264
[Book] Whelan, John M. 1993 The Wooden Plane: Its History, Form and Function. 503.
pg 130-33
[Book] Salaman, Raphael Arthur. 1990 Dictionary of Woodworking Tools c. 1700 -1970 and tools of allied trades.
pg 334