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Wooden tool box

Date: 1890-1950
Dimensions:
Overall: 180 x 815 x 240 mm
Medium: Wood, stained, metal
Credit Line: ANMM Collection Gift from Bernard Lake
Classification:Tools and equipment
Object Name: Tool box
Object No: 00053311

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    This hand made, dark stained wooden tool box was used by Alfred Luther Lake and his son Bernard Lake in the shipwright trade. The box stored a collection of many shipwright's tool including saws, augers, drill bits and adzes. The box has a removable shelf, divided into three sections for smaller tools as well as a hand cut wooden latch on the inside lid to secure a saw. On the back side are two wooden struts secured to hold the lid upright when open.

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