Carpenter's Tools


Pictured here are a carpenter's hammer and square. Carpentry was considered both skilled and semi-skilled labor. Many carpenters worked independently and traveled the countryside looking for work opportunities.

Date Made: 20th century

Description (Spanish): En esta foto se observan un martillo y una escuadra de carpintero. La carpintería se consideraba como mano de obra calificada y semi-calificada. Muchos carpinteros trabajaban en forma independiente y viajaban a lo largo del país buscando oportunidades de empleo.Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: Puerto Rico

Subject: Daily Life, Puerto Rico

See more items in: Home and Community Life: Ethnic, Cultures & Communities, Work, Vidal


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Credit Line: Gift of Teodoro Vidal

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1997.0097.1130Accession Number: 1997.0097Catalog Number: 1997.0097.1130

Object Name: hammer

Physical Description: metal (overall material)Measurements: overall: 32 cm x 11.5 cm x 2.5 cm; 12 5/8 in x 4 1/2 in x in


Record Id: nmah_602500

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