Rhykenology #8: The block planes of superheroes!

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Blog entry by toolmike posted 211 days ago 632 reads 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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An interesting series of block planes in which the base, and often other components are made of steel – formed using a combination of stamping press and punch press. They were touted as “indestructible”.

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#1 posted 210 days ago

The stanley 4S is made from stamped steel and is a smoother.

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#2 posted 210 days ago

Thanks for this informative link. I have started in the last few years to respect, restore and use these old planes.
(And to think I’m a power tool junkie)

-- Grumpy old guy, and lookin' good Doin' it. ... Surprise Az.

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Don W

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#3 posted 210 days ago

and lets not forget the #S18

-- Master hand plane hoarder. -

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