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Admiral Digby Museum

Chisel, Turning


Accession number: 2003.29.5
Category: Woodworking T&E
Date: 1841 – 1917
Materials: Wood; Brass; Metal
Measurements: 43 cm L
Narrative: Used between 1841-1917, Appraised Requested and completed. Mr. Keen used to be a cabinet makers and wheelright.
Description:

Wooden handle with a chisel inserted in one end; there is a brass ring on the end where the chisel inserts into the handle

History of Use:

Used by cabinet maker, Edward Keen (1841-1917) and his son George (1879-1947).  Edward and his wife Jane (1847-1930) resided on Charleton Street, Digby, Nova Scotia.  His workshop was located on the property.

Donor, Chester Keen, was the grandson of Edward and the son of George Keen. 

Manufacturer: George Keen