Overall: 6 3/4 x 21 3/4 in. ( 17.1 x 55.2 cm )
Wooden trying plane composed of a rectangular stock with a flat sole perforated by a central slit through which a straight edge blade is inserted at a downward angle and tightened with a wooden wedge; a curved handle is attached to the fore end of the stock.
Gift of William H. Dey
According to the donor, the plane belonged to the donor's grandfather, William McAllister, who was a ship's carpenter.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.