Tools, Wood Planes, handmade c1880
From the Collection of City of Moorabbin Historical Society (Operating the Box Cottage Museum) Joyce Park Jasper Road Ormond Victoria
- 2 handmade wood planes with blades. b) has 3cm groove for molding
- a) L25cm x W9cm x H3cm ; Blade L4cm x W3cm; b) L24cm x W 6cm xH9cm with groove W3cm Blade 3cm
- wood planes, spanners, early settlers, market gardeners, builders, blacksmiths, tools, building equipment, hammers, moorabbin shire, bentleigh, mckinnon, highett, cheltenham,mcewan james pty ltd, melbourne, bunnings pty ltd,
- Early settlers in Moorabbin Shire were self reliant and made and repaired their own equipment for kitchen,dairy, farm, horses, carts using various tools . Among the early settlers were blacksmiths who made tools for the other settlers who were establishing the homes, market gardens, farms, orchards and various businesses.
- These wood planes are typical of the type made and used by early settlers in Moorabbin Shire c1880
- 7 Aug 2020 at 10:17PM