Contributed by Southern Aroostook Agricultural Museum
The shingling hatchet has a knife edge, instead of a bezeled edge, and the poll is shaped as a hammer. It was used to shape shingles and nail them in place. This model also had a notch for pulling nails.
About This Item
- Title: Shingling hatchet
- Creator: Luther and Kay Green
- Creation Date: circa 1900
- Subject Date: circa 1850
- Town: Littleton
- County: Aroostook
- State: ME
- Media: Wood, steel
- Dimensions: 39.4 cm x 15 cm x 2.9 cm
- Object Type: Physical Object
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For more information about this item, contact:Southern Aroostook Agricultural Museum
1678 U.S. Route 1, Littleton, ME 04730
(207) 538-9604 (Debbie)
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