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Yarmouth County Museum

Adz


Accession number: Y2001.22.1
Category: Woodworking T&E
Materials: fibre; wood, metal; iron
Measurements: 28 cm L x 92 cm H x 10 cm Depthwidth measurement is of widest part on blade
Description: Wooden handled and metal headed adz. Handle is cylindrical in shape and is inserted in a hole in the end of the metal head. Head is flat and wide on one end tapering to the middle to a square protusion. On the other side of this sqaure is a narrow rectangular projection which measues 6.5cm long and has a blunt end.