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Gauge, Cutting

Cutting gauge, Center Family, Mount Lebanon, NY

Description

Cutting gauge of beech. Stem mortised into a jack handle. Fence locked with a thumbscrew in a tapped mortise but a side mortise indicates that the fence was originally secured with a wedge. A further mortise through the stem just inside the handle held a cutting blade and wedge which are no longer extant.

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Shaker Museum Gauge, Cutting. https://shakermuseum.us/object/?id=7289. Accessed on November 26, 2022

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