Can anyone identify this plane?

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Forum topic by jk457 posted 10-16-2011 05:06 AM 934 views 0 times favorited 6 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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10-16-2011 05:06 AM

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I picked this up from an older collector who didn’t know too much about it. I cannot find any type of name, make, or model anywhere on this plane.

Anyone have any idea what it is?

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#1 posted 10-16-2011 06:35 AM

more pictures!! Sides and underside. Place where the blade exits. Hard to tell from one picture.

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#2 posted 10-16-2011 06:56 AM

Looks like it might be one of the unloved fiberboard bevelling planes…Stanley or a contemporary knockoff. They are actually quite rare, in part because no one ever really wanted them.

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#3 posted 10-16-2011 07:24 AM

Arminius : they still don´t …. how many do you want …. I know the secret place …. :-)
I think you are right its looks like an early one with all that rust


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#4 posted 10-16-2011 08:43 AM

Got some help from another site, here’s what they came up with:

G.E. Franklin’s Surfacing Plane

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#5 posted 10-16-2011 02:26 PM

thank´s JK :-)
and excuse for having forget to welcome you on L J enjoy and have fun
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but be aware it is very addictive

maybee you can get more help in this blog (I´m sure they will take a look here too when they get eyes)
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#6 posted 10-16-2011 02:59 PM

id like to see some close ups of the irons they look pretty interesting to me. welcome to the gang JK

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