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Common Drawknife

Date: 1890-1950
Overall: 475 x 130 x 16 mm, 799 g
Medium: Metal, Wood, String
Credit Line: ANMM Collection Gift from Bernard Lake
Classification:Tools and equipment
Object Name: Drawknife
Object No: 00053686

User Terms

    A common darwknife with wooden handles and a string line to tie a wooden cap over the cutting blade. A drawknife is used to take away unwanted timber, and in the context of shipping, used to "round" a mast.

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