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hollow plane

Object Name: Round plane
Date: 1850-1875
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Medium: Wood
Dimensions: Overall: 6 x 15 3/4 x 2 1/2 in. ( 15.2 x 40 x 6.4 cm )
Place made: North America, United States
Description: Wooden round plane composed of a rectangular stock with a convex sole perforated by a central slit through which a blade is inserted at a downward angle and tightened with a wooden wedge; a curved handle is inserted into the fore aend of the stock.
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Charles Wolfe
Object Number: 1948.442
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Marks: impressed: on front of stock: "GREENFIELD TOOL CO/GREENFIELD, MASS."