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Cutter, Wood

Poplar cutting machine, Mount Lebanon, NY

Object ID:
2018.27.13
Community:
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Description

Poplar cutting machine. Set in wood frame with large wood block base. Frame stained dark brown/black. Four axles with gears which propel leather belt. Wooden block wheel notched twice; unnotched portions covered with leather strip, which is scored by cast iron T-shaped attachment with an encased set of teeth.

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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.