Adze made by binding stone blade onto wooden handle. The blade has cutting end beveled from both sides and groove cut around end to holds thong which binds it to handle. The handle is formed of a curved stick growing at right angles from trunk of tree, part of which is used as base for stone blade.

Adze, 19th century

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Stone, wood, leatherexpand_more

Gift of Mr. Harry E. Woodexpand_more  28.112

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Title
Adze
Role
Artist
Accession Number
28.112
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Adze made by binding stone blade onto wooden handle. The blade has cutting end beveled from both sides and groove cut around end to holds thong which binds it to handle. The handle is formed of a curved stick growing at right angles from trunk of tree, part of which is used as base for stone blade.