Gouge, ca. 1850

Contributed by Davistown Museum


Working dates for this company are 1844-1868.
Size: 12" long with a 5" handle, 1" cutting edge.
Markings: "VAUGHAN PARDOE & CO WARRANTED UNION". Obscured marking.

A gouge has a curved cutting edge at the end of of a blade and is used to cut or pare solid material such as metal or wood.

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About This Item

  • Title: Gouge, ca. 1850
  • Creator: Vaughan & Pardoe
  • Creation Date: circa 1850
  • Subject Date: circa 1850
  • Town: Union
  • County: Knox
  • State: ME
  • Media: Cast steel, wood
  • Local Code: 111001T3
  • Collection: Maine Made Tool Table-Maritime IV & V
  • Object Type: Physical Object

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Davistown Museum
PO Box 346, 58 Main Street #4, Liberty, ME 04949
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