Whetstone
Whetstone
Whetstone
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Annapolis Valley Macdonald Museum

Whetstone


Accession number: 2007.0044.0012
Date: before 2007
Measurements: 12.7 cm L x 4.7 cm W x 1 cm H
Group: Agriculture ; mining ; blacksm
Narrative: Stone would be lubricated with water or oil to facilitate sharpening process
Description: Rectangular stone used for sharpening tools, razors, knives, etc. Brown in colour, blackish in centre of stone from the wear of sharpening items. Very smooth to the touch.