Drawknife, ca. 1850

Description

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.
Signed: "J. M. DENNIS, EAST NEW PORTLAND".

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


Please post your comment below to share with others. If you'd like to privately share a comment or correction with MMN staff, please use this form.