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Jointer Plane - circa 1890-1920 Reg. No: SH 912378
- Jointer plane or long plane, used to square long edges of timber usually for jointing. Made circa 1890-1920.
Used in the woodturning business of Adolph Bruhn & Son, South Melbourne, 1970-1990, and previously in Little Collins Street, Melbourne, 1897-1970. The business made a wide range of wooden products, including tables and architectural mouldings, and undertook specialist turning tasks. Part of a collection of nearly 900 items, including a lathe, cutting tools, hand tools, products, workshop fittings, office equipment, portraits, and an accounts ledger.
- Wooden rectangular block with v-shaped cut out at top in which is screwed protruding steel blade which reaches through to bottom with protrud- ing wooden cover laying flat against blade. Closed handle is at top. Top of plane lacquered whilst sides and bottom are raw wood.
Found in Area E of workshop.
|Dimensions:||15.00 cm (Height), 8.50 cm (Width), 55.50 cm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||german communities, german immigration, multipurpose tools, tools, woodturning industry|
|Themes this item is part of:||Bruhn Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection|
|Tertiary Classification:||hand tools|
|Inscriptions:||Some pencil marks on one side.|
|User:||Adolph Bruhn & Son, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, circa 1900-1970|
|User:||Adolph Bruhn & Son, South Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1970-1990|
|References:||Jackson, Albert and Day, David, "Tools and How to Use Them...", p135.|