Gouge

Contributed by Davistown Museum

Description

A gift to the museum by Rick Floyd. Another edge tool from the famous and prolific Cherryfield edge tool maker.
Size: 12 1/2" long, 1 7/8" wide.
Markings: "G. B. RICKER, CHERRYFIELD".

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
  • Creator: Ricker, G. B.
  • Subject Date: 1800 - 1840
  • Town: Cherryfield
  • County: Washington
  • State: ME
  • Media: forged iron, steel
  • Local Code: 40501T2
  • Collection: Maine Made Tool Table-Maritime III
  • Object Type: Physical Object

For more information about this item, contact:

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