Earth: The Riches of Clare

A Router

This instrument would be used by a carpenter to shape components. If the carpenter was going to make a lot of joints of the same type from a template, it is important that all mouldings are of even depth, so a router plane is useful.

This little plane has its cutter end at right angles to the body of the plane, so that it cuts parallel with the surface of the board.

Ref: 2000.81

A Router, 2000.81