Axe, broad; [?]; [?]; CT78.673

Name/Title

Axe, broad

About this object

Broad axe; a broad or squaring axe, used for the rough dressing of timber. This has a long handle, straight back, slightly curved blade and is sharpened on one side only. An old museum label adhered to the blade reads: "Used by R Robinson at Hinahina when the Big Mill was built".

Maker

[?]

Maker Role

Maker

Date Made

[?]

Place Made

[?]

Medium and Materials

processed material, metal, iron

Technique

forged (metal)

Technique

carved

Measurements

h 30mm x l 690mm x w 200mm
Large

Subject and Association Keywords

agriculture, forestry, tools and implements

Credit Line

From the collection of Owaka Museum Wahi Kahuika The Meeting Place "a rest on your journey".

Object Type

equipment

Object number

CT78.673

Rights

All rights reserved

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