Unmarked Scrub Plane

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Forum topic by ringosmills posted 01-27-2011 06:43 AM 1701 views 0 times favorited 1 reply Add to Favorites Watch
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01-27-2011 06:43 AM

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Curiosity got the best of me. I purchased this scrub plane off of eBay. It brought less than a stanley #40. It didn’t have any makers marks on it other than the “B” in two diamonds. I did take the tote off and there is a 83 cast under there. Does anyone know who the maker is? The Plane looks to be in good condition and older. Thanks…

-- Nate- Bryan, Ohio

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#1 posted 01-28-2011 12:53 AM

I don’t know in this particular case but they used to do a lot of what we call “OEM” now. Companies sold planes and other tools without a brand which the hardware stores sold as a house brand. Lakeside, Sears, Montgomery Wards and many others. Sometimes they had them customized with extra labeling or maybe a different stamp on the plane iron. Some just left them plain.

Looks like a nice scrub. Enjoy it.

-- Woodworking shouldn't cost a fortune:

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