A block plane with a heavy timber base with hand grip on top. Plane has a steel cutting blade 2 1/2 inches inscribed 'Alexander Mathieson & Sons Ltd., Glasgow, Scotland 1910'.
Carpenter's tool used for smoothing rough sawn timber. Used for house building, boat building and by cabinet makers.
manufacturer: Alexander Mathieson & Sons Ltd.
maximum dimension: 560mm
subject area: Social Science, Technology
subject themes: Carpentry, Woodworking, Tools
handling collection number: HC121