Cooper's hollowing drawing knife

identifier

ID 154

morphology

craft

craft

craft

holotype

MOT V 81.0449 L=39cm WD=15cm WT=1350gr

holotype

MOT V 82.0785 L=50cm WD=10cm WT=680gr. Inscription: illegible

alias

belly knife (syn.) (SALAMAN 1976: 180)
description

Drawing knife of which the blade is less or more concave but does not form a semicircle.

The hollowing drawing knife is used when a lot of wood has to be removed from relatively wide pieces and to work concave surfaces.

See also the strip drawing knife. [MOT]