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Forum topic by rilanda posted 08-08-2012 07:55 PM 2047 views 0 times favorited 6 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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rilanda

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08-08-2012 07:55 PM


The plane within its case


A complete range of plane soles


A complete range of cutters


Another view of the plane in its case complete with catalogue of the shop it was bought from and an old 1931 catalogue of Record Planes


The instructions inside the lid.


The closed case.

This is a Record 405 multiplane with all the attachments that were available. It is in excellent condition and has been used on several occasions mainly for grooving and rebating. It is built entirely of Nickel steel (not the cutters) to avoid rusting and the knobs, handle and fence are Rosewood. I inherited this plane from the old fellah who name appears on the inside of the lid. It was bought from Pools Tools Nottingham; a very good tool merchant who I bought many of my tools from, sadly no longer in business. It is a Rolls Royce of British toolmaking and still functions today as it did the first day it was bought, the plane is complete with 37 cutters and 2 small side spurs.

-- Bill, Nottingham. Remember its not waiting for the storm to end, but learning to dance in the rain that counts. If you dont make mistakes, you make nothing at all.


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#1 posted 08-08-2012 08:39 PM

For sale? What is the asking price?

-- Randy "You are judged as much by the questions you ask as the answers you give..."

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#2 posted 08-08-2012 08:40 PM

That is a nice collection

I never realised that there were that

many parts to it

jamie

-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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Infernal2

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#3 posted 08-08-2012 08:44 PM

Very nice! I’d love to own a combo plane but can’t afford one at the moment. The little Record plow I have is a great tool so I can imagine this one would be fun.

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Brit

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#4 posted 08-09-2012 10:15 AM

WOW! I’ve never seen one in such great condition and to have all the parts and all the cutters is fantastic. Such a verastile tool. Look after it Bill.

-- Andy -- "I saw the angel in the marble and carved until I set him free." (Michelangelo)

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#5 posted 08-09-2012 10:46 AM

One of the nicest I’ve seen

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Smitty_Cabinetshop

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#6 posted 08-09-2012 11:18 AM

That is a wonderful set-up, Bill. What a pleasure it must be to even look at, much less use. The nosing cutters and soles in particular. Awesome!

-- Don't anthropomorphize your handplanes. They hate it when you do that. -- OldTools Archive --

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