1957.0026.014 Plow plane, overall side 1
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Tool (for wood) (Plow plane)

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  • Creator (Role):

    Nathaniel Dominy VII (Maker)

  • Place of Origin:

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

  • Date:


  • Materials:

    Wood; Iron

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Object Number


Object Name

Tool (for wood) (Plow 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



Mark or Signature or Inscription or Label

1. Mark; Top of fence; "N.7.S." written in pencil in script.
2. Mark; Top of fence; "[D]ominy" burned in script, partially effaced.


Dominy Family Woodworking


Wood; Iron

Dimensions (inches)

4.9 (H) , 11.4 (L) , 7.8 (W)

Dimensions (centimeters)

12.5 (H) , 28.9 (L) , 19.7 (W)

Measurement Notes

Measurements above are for overall assembled plane. The stock measurements are: L: 28.9cm, W: 3.6cm, H: 11.4. The fence measurements are: L: 27.8cm, W: 19.7cm, H: 6.2cm. The toe screw measurements are L: 4.8cm, D: 4.3cm. The heel screw measurements are: L: 4.8cm, D: 4.5cm. The wood ring measurements are: L: 1.3cm, D: 4.5cm.

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.