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Adzes with canvas cover

Date: 1910-1950
Overall (Adze): 750 x 320 x 110 mm
Overall (Canvas bag): 160 x 120 x 10 mm
Medium: Wood, metal
Credit Line: ANMM Collection Gift from Bernard Lake
Classification:Tools and equipment
Object Name: Adze
Object No: 00047298

User Terms

    Adzes are used for removing heavy waste, levelling, shaping or trimming the surfces of timber. An adze is swung in a circular manner and the workman uses his chest or thigh as a 'stop' to prevent the arm from swinging too far and causing an accident.
    Additional Titles

    Assigned title: Adzes with canvas cover

    Collection title: Alfred Luther Lake collection

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