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Admiral Digby Museum

Square, Bevel


Accession number: 2003.29.38
Category: Woodworking T&E
Date: 1841 – 1917
Materials: wood; Metal; Brass
Measurements: 22.5 cm L x 2.5 cm W
Narrative: Used between 1841-1917, Appraised Requested and completed. Mr. Keen used to be a cabinet makers and wheelright.
Description:

T bevel with wooden handle and metal bevel; there is a brass knob that when tunred, it loosens the bevel and you can flip it so that there is a knive end. There is also brass on the very end of the wooden 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