Planes purchased at auction

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Planes purchased at auction
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The first pic shows all of them.
2 of them are craftsman, don’t know how old but they do have casted on the made in USA.
1 is a dunlop. The spake plane is a stanley #15.
1 is a stanley but it has Defiance stamped on the handle.
The otherone has no markings except for casted made n the USA.

I posted them here because I couldn’t figure out, how to post pics anywhere else.

Anyway they only cost me $7.00 each..
1 of the craftsman has grooves running down the foot of the plane or bottom I forget what you call it. Old moment there lol. Does anyone know the age of it possibly?

-- Tim, Missouri ....Inside every older person is a younger person wondering what the heck happened

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#1 posted 04-25-2010 01:09 AM

wow nice grab, sorry i don’t know the age of any. it’s called a sole by the way. LOL ;) a coregated or serrated sole some thing like that.

-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop,

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#2 posted 04-25-2010 01:25 AM

what a complete score!!! great prices…

-- /\/\/\ BarryW /\/\/\ Stay so busy you don't have time to die.

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Joe Watson

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#3 posted 04-25-2010 02:04 AM

the dunlap is made by millers falls. those grooves are called a corregated sole. craftsman some of them were made by stanley after the war thought they would have gotten rid of the corregated sole before then though. I have a few planes and have learned some about them since getting them. you can generally tell who made a plane by the frog

-- Got Wood?

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#4 posted 04-25-2010 03:51 AM

Nice buy Tim.

-- Ray , Florence Alabama

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#5 posted 04-25-2010 03:57 AM


-- Custom furniture

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Dave Haynes

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#6 posted 04-25-2010 02:40 PM

Very cool!!

-- Dave Haynes, Indiana,

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#7 posted 04-25-2010 04:31 PM

The price was right & perhaps now you’ve taken the first step that leads you to the “slippery slope” of plane collecting. Oh sure, you’ll call yourself a “user”, but after you get 20 or 30 or…100, you might begin to wonder about that as you slide headlong down into the deep precipice weighed down by a plane in each hand.

If you haven’t yet found these sites, they’re worth a look.

Have fun…enjoy -SST

-- Accuracy is not in your power tool, it's in you

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#8 posted 04-26-2010 02:39 AM

The Dunlop plan was sold by Sears an Roebuck. My father bought one after WWII when he worked in the local Sears hardware department. He let me use and abuse it as a kid. As an adult I’ve used i on every project. Recently I gave Grandpa’s plane to my son. I expect it will get many more years of satisfying use.

-- Jim Westbrooks

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#9 posted 04-26-2010 06:48 PM

I passed on (3) planes at an auction this weekend – sold for 37 bucks – (2) stanleys – a # 2 & a block plane

-- Pat - Worker of Wood, Collector of Tools, Father of one

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#10 posted 08-10-2010 03:52 PM

Hey, nice planes. You have a good buy. I believe that I purchased nearly all of my planes on Ebay except for the ones that I bought when I bought my first tools back in 1971. I assume that you bought these nearby since you didn’t say Ebay. A local estate auction is a good place to buy tools because you get to see them before you buy. Great Buy!

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#11 posted 12-19-2011 02:57 AM

WOW you legally stole those tools! From the pictures they look to be in really good shape. They should last for many years. Enjoy.

-- Gary, Indianapolis

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