Wood Planer

Description
This carpenter's wood planer was bought from Juan Camarón, a cabinet maker from Barrio Obrero in San Juan. It was made by another cabinet maker many years earlier. The objects collected by Teodoro Vidal illustrate many aspects of labor and production in Puerto Rico.
Description (Spanish)
Esta cepilladora de carpintero se obtuvo de Juan Camarón, un fabricante de armarios del Barrio Obrero de San Juan, pero ha sido fabricada años atrás por otro artesano de gabinetes.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
planer
Date made
20th century
user
Camaron, Juan
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
paint (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 14.5 cm x 60.9 cm x 7.5 cm; 5 11/16 in x 24 in x 2 15/16 in
Place Made
Puerto Rico
ID Number
1997.0097.1190
accession number
1997.0097
catalog number
1997.0097.1190
subject
Daily Life
Puerto Rico
Craftsman
Woodworking
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Home and Community Life: Ethnic
Cultures & Communities
Work
Vidal
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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