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Object ID 1974.004.030
Object Name Plane, Round
Collection Tools
Credit line DHS Purchase from Alfred McCullough
Year Range from 1851
Year Range to 1883
Made Greenfield Tool Company
Makers mark Marked by the Greenfield Tool Company
Description Wooden round molding plane with a convex sole and removable, 1 3/8" wide, angled steel blade that is held in place by a wooden wedge. One of the short ends is stamped: "Greenfield Tool Co. / Greenfield Mass" & "No. 371." The opposite short end is stamped with "16."
Dimensions H-6 W-1.75 L-9.5 inches
Dimension Details Overall greatest dimensions including height of blade; block is 3 1/2" high.
Owned McCullough family
Used McCullough family
Provenance This item is from a collection of tools that belonged to four generations of Centerville, DE carpenters: John McCullough (1789-1863), his son, John McCullough (1825-1912), Henry McCullough (1856-1934; son of John, Jr.), and Alfred H. McCullough (1897-1971; son of Henry). All are buried in Lower Brandywine Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Owl's Nest, New Castle, Delaware.
Subjects Tool & die industry
Search Terms Molding Planes
Round Molding Planes
Nineteenth Century
McCullough Family
Greenfield Tool Company
Material Sycamore (?); steel blade
Place of Origin Greenfield, MA