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Item 19524

Adze. Stockholm. c. 1930

Contributed by: Stockholm Historical Society Date: circa 1930 Location: Stockholm Media: Steel, wood

Item 10437

Gutter adze, ca. 1650

Contributed by: Davistown Museum Date: circa 1650 Media: Forged bog iron

Item 15621

Gutter adz

Contributed by: Davistown Museum Date: circa 1840 Location: Union Media: Forged and weld steel and wood

Exhibits

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Making Paper, Making Maine

Paper has shaped Maine's economy, molded individual and community identities, and impacted the environment throughout Maine. When Hugh Chisholm opened the Otis Falls Pulp Company in Jay in 1888, the mill was one of the most modern paper-making facilities in the country, and was connected to national and global markets. For the next century, Maine was an international leader in the manufacture of pulp and paper.

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Maine's Swedish Colony, July 23, 1870 - A Photo Essay of Hand Tools Found in the Swedish Colony

Stockholm. c. 1930 Item 19524 infoStockholm Historical Society Adzes. A tool used when building log cabins.

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Historic Hallowell - Industrial Recources

Now here are the descriptions of each tool. The Adze was a shipright's tool used for shaping and dressing wood while the Auger was used for drilling…

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Historic Hallowell - Shipbuilding

There was also the adze, a tool like an axe used for shaping and dressing wood. It was different from an axe because it had a long and slender…