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Cutter, Wood

Head for poplar veneer stripping machine, Mount Lebanon, NY

Object ID:
1959.11280.1
Community:
New York, Mount Lebanon
Description

Wood cutter. Cast iron poplar cutter head holding 22 small steel knife blades at approximately 1/16" intervals with copper spacers. The assembly of knives and spacers is fixed by a 3/8" square head machine screw threaded through a tapped hole in the head and tightened against the spacer/knife assembly.

New York Mount Lebanon

New York Mount Lebanon

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Shaker Museum Cutter, Wood. https://shakermuseum.us/object/?id=22264. Accessed on April 21, 2024

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Shane Rothe

Curatorial Associate

Shane Rothe (they/them) joined Shaker Museum in July 2023, working with independent curator Maggie Taft on an exhibition for the new museum space in Chatham. Shane is an artist as well as a curator and continues to create in the mediums of painting, sculpture, writing, and performance. Shane holds a BFA from CalArts and an MA in art history and curatorial studies from the University of Chicago.