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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

Description
2 handmade wood planes with blades. b) has 3cm groove for molding
Size
a) L25cm x W9cm x H3cm ; Blade L4cm x W3cm; b) L24cm x W 6cm xH9cm with groove W3cm Blade 3cm
Object Registration
00686
Keywords
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,
Historical information
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.
When Made
c1880
Significance
These wood planes are typical of the type made and used by early settlers in Moorabbin Shire c1880
Last updated
7 Aug 2020 at 10:17PM