Contributed by Davistown Museum
A mastshave is a large and heavy variety of the Carpenter's Drawing knife with a straight, flat blade used for trimming masts and spars.
James Mallet, who made this shave, worked in Warren from 1856-1871.
It is signed MALLET CAST STEEL WARRANTED WARREN ME
Size: 22 1/2 long, 15 3/4 blade.
About This Item
- Title: Mast shave, Warren, ca. 1856
- Creator: Mallet, James
- Creation Date: circa 1856
- Subject Date: circa 1856
- Town: Warren
- County: Knox
- State: ME
- Media: Cast steel, wood and brass
- Local Code: 72801T1
- Collection: Maine Made Tool Table-Maritime IV
- Object Type: Physical Object
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PO Box 346, 58 Main Street #4, Liberty, ME 04949
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