Drawknife, ca. 1850

Contributed by Davistown Museum


DATM (1999) lists Dennis as an ax and edge tool maker, ca. 1856. The Davistown Museum is looking for more information on this toolmaker. Donated by Roger K. Smith.
Size: 19" wide, 13 3/4" blade.

A wood-cutting knife with two side handles, used to cut while being drawn toward the user.

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About This Item

  • Title: Drawknife, ca. 1850
  • Creator: Dennis, J. M.
  • Creation Date: circa 1850
  • Subject Date: circa 1850
  • Local Name: East New Portland
  • Town: New Portland
  • County: Somerset
  • State: ME
  • Media: Cast steel, wood
  • Local Code: 30801T2
  • Collection: Maine Made Tool Table-Maritime IV
  • 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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