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Forum topic by Holbs posted 11-17-2012 02:31 AM 778 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Holbs

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11-17-2012 02:31 AM

at some local auction…they are selling antique planes. if i’m not mistaken, this is a jointer?

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#1 posted 11-17-2012 02:39 AM

Looks like a raised panel plane. They are the same size as a jack plane, but have the side fence and angled sole. They are used for cutting the angles on the panels for cabinet doors if I’m not mistaken.

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#2 posted 11-17-2012 02:45 AM

i see lots of these type of antiques at auctions and garage sales. i’m just learning woodworking, but everytime i see stuff like this, i try to buy them. must be something inside of me from a previous life… hmm

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#3 posted 11-17-2012 04:09 AM

A tongue plane. Makes a matching tongue for a groove cut by
a plow plane.

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