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Forum topic by Richard Lee posted 09-19-2016 12:21 PM 290 views 0 times favorited 6 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Richard Lee

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09-19-2016 12:21 PM

Marked N H Harwood cant find any info on it , anyone hear of the maker?
Thanks


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#1 posted 09-19-2016 03:47 PM

Whoa, that is an old one and a really cool one! I’m going to be interested to learn about it here.

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#2 posted 09-19-2016 03:58 PM

If not marked “Stanley”, it is a copy of a Stanley #48 or #49 tongue and groove plane.

The fence can be swivelled 180 degrees to expose either all, or half of the blade.
In this way, the plane can cut either the tongue or groove of a T&G joint.

To rotate the fence, pull up on the pin just below the front knob.

read about them HERE about halfway down the page.

It appears, from the photos, that you’re missing a blade (there should be two)

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#3 posted 09-19-2016 04:00 PM

It looks to me like an early Stanley 48 or 49 tongue and groove plane. What is marked “Harwood”, the body or the iron? and how is it marked? (stamped, part of the casting, etc.)

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#4 posted 09-19-2016 06:05 PM


It looks to me like an early Stanley 48 or 49 tongue and groove plane. What is marked “Harwood”, the body or the iron? and how is it marked? (stamped, part of the casting, etc.)

- JayT


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#5 posted 09-19-2016 06:18 PM

That looks like an owner or possibly a distributor stamped their name on the tool, not a manufacturer. Still going with an early Stanley.

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#6 posted 09-23-2016 11:28 AM

I agree with JayT. I think you have a very early #49 or #49. Probably a type 1. Very cool.

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