Is this a draw knife, a router plane, or something else.....

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Forum topic by gavinzagreb posted 03-29-2012 05:47 PM 886 views 0 times favorited 1 reply Add to Favorites Watch
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03-29-2012 05:47 PM

Is there a name for this ?
Have you seen one before ?

Searching for planes in Croatian today i came apon a website that is actually owned by a friend of my wife !
I had no idea she had antique tools for sale.
I guess she’s my competition at the flea market then .

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#1 posted 03-29-2012 06:08 PM

A heavy duty scraper of some sort perhaps. The cutter is probably
mounted backwards. It may be, as you’ve guessed, a sort of
heavy-duty router plane used for carving out recesses to rough
depth quickly. The profile of the cutter in the tool seems to me
like it wouldn’t yield a very controlled cut.

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