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ADZ, CARPENTER'S
[Woodworking Tools and Equipment]


Accession Number: 1980.96.243

Physical Description: Carpenter's adz with blade beveled on the inside, square socket and maul head poll.

History of Object: According to label at Kaw Mission, this adz was used by William Lloyd in fashioning log cabins near Council Grove in the 1850's. Found at Kaw Mission in February, 1980 with no accession number. Presumed to have been donated to site; previously entered into old site record book under old number.

Date: Between 1840 and 1855

Dimensions (in cm): L: 9"; blade width: 4"; D: 2"

Index Terms

Associations and Subjects

    Use, Place of: Morris County (Kan.)
    Use, Place of: Council Grove (Kan.)
    Use, Place of: Kaw Mission State Historic Site
    Individual: Lloyd, William

Status: Cataloged

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