Iron carpenter's axe

Iron carpenter's axe from Edward I's wooden tower at Lochmaben Castle.   The axe was the basic tool of the carpenter, used for felling trees, removing branches, splitting and dressing planks.  Mediaeval tool kits contained familiar items such as hammers, chisels, axes and saws.
Object no :
DMAM001n
Collection :
Creator :
NA
Place of Production :
NA
Dimensions :
length 850mm
Materials :
iron
Location :
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Accession number :
DUMFM:1978.143
Copyright :
Dumfries & Galloway Council
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