Mast shave, Warren, ca. 1856
A mastshave is a large and heavy variety of the Carpenter's Drawing knife with a straight, flat blade used for trimming masts and spars.
James Mallet, who made this shave, worked in Warren from 1856-1871.
It is signed MALLET CAST STEEL WARRANTED WARREN ME
Size: 22 1/2 long, 15 3/4 blade.