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Don W

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616 days ago

Topic tags/keywords: sargent sargent planes hand plane information

After acquiring a few Sargent Block planes I’ve grown a fondness for the little guys. I noticed it was hard to find information on some Sargent planes. There doesn’t seem to be a spot with #’s and pictures together so I started to build one.

If you have pictures of Sargent planes (especially ones I haven’t found pictures for yet) I’d appreciate any help you can provide.

send pictures to timetestedtools at hotmail dot com.

If you like a statement like “courtesy of Joe’s woodworking” and a link to your site, send that information as well.

Sargent Planes by the number–with pictures.

Thanks
dw

-- There is nothing like the sound of a well tuned hand plane. - http://timetestedtools.wordpress.com (timetestedtools at hotmail dot c0m)


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poopiekat

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#1 posted 616 days ago

Just wondering if Sargent ever produced spoke-shaves, draw knives, or other non-plane tools? What should also we be on the lookout for?
And.. would it be cheating if we found pics of planes on eBay or other sources? And pointed you in that direction? Your site is incredible, looks quite comprehensive!

-- Einstein: "The intuitive mind is a sacred gift, and the rational mind is a faithful servant. We have created a society that honors the servant and has forgotten the gift." I'm Poopiekat!!

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Mauricio

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#2 posted 616 days ago

Does the number correspond to the length of the plane?

-- Mauricio - Woodstock, GA - "Confusion is the Womb of Learning, with utter conviction being it's Tomb" Prof. T.O. Nitsch

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Don W

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#3 posted 616 days ago

Sometime if you know how and when. Like a 422 is 22” bit a 5206 doesn’t seem to mean anything

-- There is nothing like the sound of a well tuned hand plane. - http://timetestedtools.wordpress.com (timetestedtools at hotmail dot c0m)

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Dan

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#4 posted 616 days ago

I think this is a great idea… I just sent you a couple pics.. I will send a couple more later of some Sargent trans planes I have…

-- Dan - "Collector of Hand Planes"

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bandit571

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#5 posted 616 days ago

Fulton, appears to be a 14” Jack plane. lever cap has both the 709, and the 714 cast into it..

Dunlap for sears, by Sargent. A #220 sized low angle block plane. Has a “BL” stamped on the right side of the base.

A Sargent 107 style block plane, with a cambered iron.

Sears Craftsman #3 sized smooth plane, made by Sargent.

Don’t have any with the “Sargent” name on them, but I seem to find a bunch MADE by sargent, for others. Like Fulton, Dunlap, Craftsman….

-- A Planer? I'M the planer, this is what I use

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carguy460

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#6 posted 616 days ago

How about the all aluminum, 4 sided cutter Sargent 600? I saw one of these the other day and dang near bought it just for laughs:

-- Jason K

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chrisstef

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#7 posted 616 days ago

Ive got a wood bodied Sargent plane 16” long marked Sargent & Co 613 on the toe. Iron marked Sargent & CO (in a half moon) Warrented Cast Steel. Letter “H” stamped on both sides.

-- "there aren’t many hand tools as awe-inspiring as the #8 jointer. I mean, it just reeks of cast iron heft and hubris" - Smitty

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Dan

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#8 posted 616 days ago

Don, I just looked at your page again and realized you had pics of the ones I sent you all ready. I think my #2204 pic would be better if used though :)

-- Dan - "Collector of Hand Planes"

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Don W

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#9 posted 616 days ago

thanks Dan, I’ve added them. They were both good pictures.

-- There is nothing like the sound of a well tuned hand plane. - http://timetestedtools.wordpress.com (timetestedtools at hotmail dot c0m)

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Don W

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#10 posted 616 days ago

Jason, I’ve added the 600 as well.

-- There is nothing like the sound of a well tuned hand plane. - http://timetestedtools.wordpress.com (timetestedtools at hotmail dot c0m)

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carguy460

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#11 posted 616 days ago

Perhaps I should add that I stole that picture off the internet…

If I get back to the store that had a 600 for sale I’ll take my own pics…maybe buy it for scrap aluminum!

-- Jason K

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Don W

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#12 posted 616 days ago

Chris, how about some pictures of the 613?

-- There is nothing like the sound of a well tuned hand plane. - http://timetestedtools.wordpress.com (timetestedtools at hotmail dot c0m)

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Dusty56

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#13 posted 446 days ago

Thanks to your Sargent link , I have finally identified my little beater plane as a 306-307.
Thank you , Don : )

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bandit571

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#14 posted 446 days ago

I’ve been using my little 306 block plane.

Seems to do alright

-- A Planer? I'M the planer, this is what I use

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Dusty56

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#15 posted 446 days ago

Hi bandit , mine doesn’t have the black paint on it…seems to be “chromed” instead.

-- When you arrive at my front door, please knock softly but firmly. I like soft , firm, knockers : )

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