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Forum topic by Pimzedd posted 502 days ago 595 views 0 times favorited 7 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Pimzedd

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502 days ago

Topic tags/keywords: plane

This plane is listed on an online auction at Tarleton State University in Stephenville, TX. Is is listed as a Stanley plainer! Looks like it might plane the inside of a miter joint.

Is it for wood? Or something else?

I don’t really have a clue. Just looks interesting.

The web address is http://www.lonestaronline.com/listings/details/index.cfm?itemnum=1039115026
if you are interested in bidding.

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#1 posted 502 days ago

It’s probably called a corner plane. Irony.

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#2 posted 502 days ago

Looks like it might be able to clean up a rabbet joint but thats about my best guess. Hope someone has fun with it

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#3 posted 502 days ago

Otherwise known as a Core Box plane. used to make large cove moldings. These also had “wings” one could add on, in case the molding was a might deep. yep, it is for wood. Look up in the space between a wall and a ceiling, this plane type would have been used to help make crown moldings.

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

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#4 posted 502 days ago

That’s one of those things that I’d be tempted to buy just because it looks so cool… BUt then it’d wind up sitting on a shelf and I’d never use it!

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#5 posted 502 days ago

This is a Stanley #57 Core Box plane, with the extensions bolted on. One could do up to a 5” radious circle with this. Pattern maker type of plane.

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

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#6 posted 502 days ago

Sure would look nice in my shop,unfortuneatly you have to pick it up.They do not do shipping.

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#7 posted 502 days ago

http://supertool.com/StanleyBG/stan8.htm

Bandit said it, here its documented.

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