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Antique Tool Box #12: Wooden Moulding Plane - 1/2 round groove?

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Blog entry by CaptainKlutz posted 03-13-2018 09:42 PM 409 reads 0 times favorited 1 comment Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 11: Wooden Moulding Plane - large round groove? Part 12 of Antique Tool Box series Part 13: Wooden Moulding Plane - 3/4 nose profile? »

Here we go again:

This plane is another round groove profile, roughly 1/2 wide.
Marking stamp on this one is “AUBURN TOOL Co” “AUBURN N.Y.” with a star in middle. Opposite end has “No. 180” and “6” stamped on it. This plane has some holes in body with countersink for using screws to attach something?

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Appreciate any information you can share to educate me on this plane’s vintage or value.
Thanks for looking!

-- I'm an engineer not a woodworker, but I can randomly find useful tools and furniture inside a pile of lumber!



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#1 posted 03-14-2018 03:27 AM

The “6” is probably referring to the size of that moulding plane. It’s called a round, and it goes with a matching hollow.
Here’s a great primer, with some other reading: https://woodandshop.com/how-to-buy-hollows-rounds-molding-planes/

-- -Will, FoundSheep Designs

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