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Blog entry by andymd posted 847 days ago 913 reads 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I dont know what type of plane this is it is it is 2 in wide and 9 in long it seemed rather small compared to my other bench planes.

-- Between two evils, I always pick the one I never tried before.



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David Craig

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#1 posted 847 days ago

Looks like a no. 4 smoothing plane to me. Clean it up and set it for as thin a cut as you can. It can almost eliminate the need for sandpaper on a good many of your projects.

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Jimi_C

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#2 posted 847 days ago

2”x9” is definitely a #4.

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Don W

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#3 posted 846 days ago

I agree with the #4 size and its definitely a smoother. It may be an Ohio Tool. Clean off the top of the iron and see if it has a logo. If not snap a few shots of the frog adjustment setup and frog base and we may be able to help further. Also the lateral adjustment. See if anything is stamped on it and what it looks like.

The iron, knob and tote, and Knob and tote screws have a resemblance of Ohio tool.

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bern92

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#4 posted 846 days ago

Is it a ’’Defiante’’ made by Stanley…..

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