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Forum topic by Jackmyplane posted 06-22-2015 09:15 AM 898 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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06-22-2015 09:15 AM

Topic tags/keywords: japanese plane

Hello I have came across 5 Japanese planners that I cant figure out the makers marks .. Any info on how to figure out the brand of plane quality and price..

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#1 posted 06-22-2015 11:36 AM

Not trying to be funny, but I would think the jap writing on the blade and box are the makers mark. Have a friend from Japan who can translate?

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#2 posted 06-22-2015 11:57 AM

Perhaps somebody at a place like might help.

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#3 posted 06-23-2015 12:24 AM

Sorry no Japanese friends .. And woodcraft took over japanese wood worker stopped in and they were all stumped.. My father Inlaw is big on planners and has a few 7-800 dollar ones .. We fired the jap ones up and he felt they work better than the lie Nelson one he has that is pretty sweet … So for functions they work great if not super.. Is there a guy on the site that specializes in these planes .. Thanks jc

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#4 posted 06-24-2015 01:59 PM

try, I do believe that he is actually in Japan

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