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WOODEN BLOCK

From the Collection of Clunes Museum 36 Fraser Street Clunes Victoria

Description
Block of wood (hemlock), the top half is "dressed" to show how timber is prepared. Typically, the flitch beam is made up of a vertical steel plate sandwiched between two wood beams, the three layers being held together with bolts.
Size
45.5cmx19.5cmx7.25cm
Object Registration
3687
Keywords
hemlock, clunes sawmills, flitch, sample
Inscriptions & Markings
Typed onto cardboard pinned onto wooden block;
Hemlock
Bought in flitches
Milled Clunes Sawmills
Used for building finishes
Last updated
12 Jan 2019 at 12:00PM