Chamfering knife, ca. 1820

Contributed by Davistown Museum


Chamfering knife, also spelled champering, also called a jigger. An edge tool used by a cooper to cut the inside lip of a barrel.
Size: 17" long with a 9" handle.

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  • Title: Chamfering knife, ca. 1820
  • Creation Date: circa 1820
  • Subject Date: circa 1820
  • County: Waldo
  • State: ME
  • Media: Wood, steel
  • Local Code: 100400T13
  • Collection: Historic Maritime III (1800-1840): Boomtown Years & the Dawn of the Industrial Revolution
  • 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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