Stone Planing Machine, around 1907

This machine was used to make perfectly flat facing stones from granite blocks. It is possibly the only one of its type to survive into preservation.

Museum reference:
COTSL-1987-17-4
Date:
1900 - 1907
Made by:
Nicol Esplin
Place Made:
Arbroath
On display:
Summerlee Museum: Outdoors
Materials:
cast iron, steel, brass
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