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Forum topic by bigike posted 03-20-2010 03:39 PM 1679 views 0 times favorited 6 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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bigike

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03-20-2010 03:39 PM

Topic tags/keywords: jointer hand plane wooden plane tools

I found this bad boy for sale on ebay, sorry i didn’t buy it though but i just wanted to share the pics with you guys if you have a monsta cool tool post it? http://i855.photobucket.com/albums/ab120/icomba/352456280_o.jpg
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#1 posted 03-20-2010 04:00 PM

sure is a monsterplane but not for the normel use
you use it upside down as the copper does it
where you drag your object over it indstead
of pushing the plane over the oblect

Dennis

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#2 posted 03-20-2010 04:47 PM

My largest so far has a 4.5” blade.

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#3 posted 03-20-2010 05:20 PM

wow that is a big plane. i know a lot of old sources define a jointer plane as being about 36 inches or above. but that is even larger. probably used to surface large tabletops or something. i couldn’t see it being used upside down since you usually do that on smaller items and the beds just too long.

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#4 posted 03-20-2010 05:57 PM

It’s a cooper’s plane like Dennis said. It is used upside down to angle the edges of wooden barrel staves. The staves are pushed into the plane as opposed to the plane being pushed into the staves.

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#5 posted 03-20-2010 06:07 PM

Yes, it’s a cooper’s plane and that spot on the front end is where a tripod would have been affixed so it could be held off the ground while planing.

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Dennisgrosen

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#6 posted 03-20-2010 06:29 PM

here is a small coppers plane behind the barrels

I think it´s possiple that the plane is a coppersplane
I have seen them up to 3 meters long

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