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01-20-2016 08:59 PM

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Saw this on my local kijiji (Canadian Craigslist):

Any ideas what the plane on the right is? Some kind of broken infill perhaps? Thanks.

-- James

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#1 posted 01-20-2016 09:01 PM

Maybe a hinge mortise?

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#2 posted 01-20-2016 09:11 PM

It looks to be about the same dimensions as a hinge mortise plane but they usually have much larger mouth, no?

-- James

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#3 posted 01-20-2016 09:20 PM

pattern makers plane maybe.

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#4 posted 01-21-2016 01:55 PM

My guess would be mortise plans but would love to get a closer look at it!

-- James Wright, Rockford IL,

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#5 posted 01-21-2016 02:59 PM

Thanks Don, James, and Fridge. I emailed the seller and she thinks its homemade. I’d consider getting it if I were to get one of the other planes she is selling but she wants $100 for the #7 I was interested in. It is in pretty rough shape so I’m going to pass. Anyway, just thought this one looked interesting.

-- James

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