Historic Tools of North Castle

Cooper’s Adze

A cooper’s adze is a type of hand adze.  The tool has a curved blade on one side and a hammer head the other side. The cooper’s adze was originally used by coopers to make curved containers such as barrels.

The cooper’s adze at Smith Tavern has a large bowl on one side and a hammer on the other.

Reference:  http://www.findmytool.co.uk/encyclopedia/what-is-a-adze.php

Catalog Items:

Item T36

Location:Panel 16
Length: 23 cm
Width: 19 cm
Height: 7 cm
Weight: 1385 g