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Forum topic by adot45 posted 08-14-2018 09:03 PM 574 views 0 times favorited 8 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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adot45

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08-14-2018 09:03 PM

I did some woodwork for a neighbor and he asked me if I would like an old plane he found in his barn.
I said sure and he gave me this superb piece of history, which is one of the coolest planes ever!

In picture four, which is the front of the plane, I think I see a name or lettering of some sort.
I thought more people than myself would enjoy seeing this!

-- David -- sent from my linux box


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Don W

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#1 posted 08-14-2018 10:16 PM

I think your plane is an Orgontz tool which was a secondary line of Ohio Tools. The very cool modifications was done after :-)

-- http://timetestedtools.net - Collecting is an investment in the past, and the future.

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#2 posted 08-14-2018 10:20 PM

I’d say it’s lived a full life.

-- Bondo Gaposis

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adot45

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#3 posted 08-14-2018 10:35 PM

Great info as always Don, thanks.

That baby has seen some wood eh bondo?

-- David -- sent from my linux box

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#4 posted 08-14-2018 11:08 PM

Id think wood, concrete, rain, thunder and possibly lightning too ^

-- Its not a crack, its a casting imperfection.

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corelz125

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#5 posted 08-15-2018 12:27 AM

That is a true definition of a frankenplane. It even has a few bolts sticking out of the side

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theoldfart

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#6 posted 08-15-2018 12:37 AM

What’s wrong with it? Should be good for rough work! :-) or nightmares

-- "With every tool obtained, there is another that is needed" DonW ( Kevin )

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#7 posted 08-15-2018 12:37 AM

That plane was loved enough by the previous owners to to keep it working for them no matter what. I would clean it and put it on top of my tool wall just so I could use it for inspiration.

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adot45

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#8 posted 08-15-2018 12:45 AM

It has a place of honor on top of my plane till. I think it’s awesome.

-- David -- sent from my linux box

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