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Forum topic by Steven H posted 1614 days ago 4326 views 0 times favorited 7 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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1614 days ago

I never heard of it, is there more information I can find on this plane?
Thanks

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#1 posted 1614 days ago

Have a photo?

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#3 posted 1614 days ago

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#4 posted 1614 days ago

Steven, you can also try this one very nice little plane with low knob, old, very old

Good luck!!

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#5 posted 1286 days ago

Did anyone ever say what kind of plane the c557 is? I have one much like this:
http://cgi.ebay.com/STANLEY-Woodworking-Plane-C557B-/250755475680?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item3a6230e8e0

but in better condition.

Is it a scrub plane?

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#6 posted 1286 days ago

a jack plane?

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#7 posted 1286 days ago

WayneC said it is a modern version of the #4 smoothing plane. The Jack plane is a #6.

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