Whetstone

Collection Type

  • Tools and equipment

Date

1860-1880

GUSN

GUSN-21429

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

Descriptive Terms

whetstones
stone (rock)
wood (plant material)
Stone
WHETSTONE

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Metalworking T&E

Dimensions

19.5 x 41.5 x 14 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.4582

Places

Maine (United States)