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Object ID # 1962.015.002
Object Name Froe
Title Shingle Maker's Froe
Lexicon category 4: T&E For Materials
Date c. 1856
Made Unknown
Place of Origin Unknown
Description Shingle Knife, c. 1856. This might be also called a "froe" (a cleaving tool).

Provenance This item belonged to George Anderson of Owen Sound, who was the previous owner's father.

George Anderson's carpentry shop was located at 1178 3rd Ave. East (which was a location along "Bay Street", circa 1860).

The shingle knife was used about 1856. The last owner, W.C. Anderson, also was a carpenter at Owen Sound.
Collection Woodworking Tools and Equipment
Material Metal/Wood
Found Owen Sound, Grey County
People Anderson, George
Anderson, W. C.
Subjects Carpenters