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Whetstone

Description

Whetstone set in a wooden frame. Stone is round w/ a shaft fitted through its center; handle attached to one end of shaft. Frame top consists of 2 horizontal beams w/ a flat board connecting them at either end. Four roughly-turned flared legs.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1880
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
stone (rock)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Metalworking T&E
Places
Maine (United States)
Descriptive terms
Stone
stone (rock)
WHETSTONE
whetstones
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
19.5 x 41.5 x 14 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.4582
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
21429

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