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Drawknife

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Drawknife from Cherryfield, Maine
Size: 15 3/4” L, with a 10 1/4” blade
Signed: “G. B. RICKER, CHERRYFIELD"

A wood-cutting knife with two side handles, used to cut while being drawn toward the user.

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  • Title: Drawknife
  • Creator: Ricker, R.
  • Subject Date: 1840 - 1865
  • Town: Cherryfield
  • County: Washington
  • State: ME
  • Media: weld steel, with wood handles
  • Local Code: 62504T1
  • Collection: Maine Made Tool Table-Maritime IV
  • Object Type: Physical Object

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Davistown Museum
PO Box 346, 58 Main Street #4, Liberty, ME 04949
(207) 288-5126
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Drawknives--Maine--Cherryfield
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