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Grand Rapids in 1856

Scene of early Grand Rapids viewed from the...

William Haldane's Spokeshave

William Haldane's Spokeshave

A spokeshave is a special type of plane that has a very short sole, either flat or curved. They are indispensable when working curved surfaces, round, or square stock. They are the chairmaker's most important tool.


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TitleWilliam Haldane's Spokeshave

The number, 126139, at the center left is the Public Museum's accession number.


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InstitutionGrand Rapids Public Museum
Physical Storage LocationGrand Rapids Public Museum Archives

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