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Forum topic by Axle505 posted 12-02-2016 05:13 PM 1175 views 0 times favorited 8 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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12-02-2016 05:13 PM

Or know anything about them?


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#1 posted 12-02-2016 08:37 PM

Little hard to tell without more pictures and in focus. Without any makers marks to say otherwise, it seems like a user made plane.

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#2 posted 12-02-2016 11:53 PM

Is said to be out of Maine. But, no markings.

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#3 posted 12-03-2016 12:14 AM

Looks to be a shop-made moulding plane, doing a wide cove? It’s hard to tell for sure, but the blade looks curved though the bottom looks kind of flat.

Are you considering purchasing it?

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#4 posted 12-03-2016 02:01 AM

I think it may be a wooden scrub plane. The iron looks quite thick and appears to be rounded at bottom

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#5 posted 12-03-2016 02:51 AM

A wide rabbet plane perhaps modified to cut
a cove on the left edge.

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#6 posted 12-03-2016 03:07 AM

Shampeon, it’s on EBay. Go for it! I think it’s pretty cool—but I have no need for it.

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#7 posted 12-03-2016 04:07 AM

I agree with Canadianchips that it could be a scrub plane. The sole looks like it might have a little rocker from toe to heal, but that might be from wear. In any case it is very elegant.

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#8 posted 12-03-2016 07:19 PM

shop made coach makers plane would be my guess.

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