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GlennsGrandson

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515 days ago

Topic tags/keywords: fulton double end plane hand plane

I’m having a hard time finding much info on a nice Fulton double end plane. It’s in good condition, asking $32. I am at the antique store right now. Posting this from my phone.

-- Grant - S/N Dakota


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Loren

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#1 posted 515 days ago

I would give that for it, personally.

I don’t know how collectible that sort of plane is, but
I haven’t seen them often.

It’s not likely to be a great performer as a standard
block plane but when you need the bullnose feature
it’s there.

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JayT

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#2 posted 515 days ago

Quick glance at ebay shows that price in line with what is listed. The only one that popped up under the completed listings went for $35.

-- "The American Republic will endure until the day Congress discovers that it can bribe the public with the public's money." Alexis de Tocqueville, 1835

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GlennsGrandson

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#3 posted 515 days ago

Thanks guys, unless I find something else I think that I’ll be leaving with it!

-- Grant - S/N Dakota

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Don W

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#4 posted 515 days ago

I’d leave it for that. Its not the handiest plane to use, and the price is only so-so at best.

-- Master hand plane hoarder. - http://timetestedtools.com

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GlennsGrandson

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#5 posted 515 days ago

Made a mistake… Set my coffee mug down somewhere… Now I’m hunting for that.
What about $9 for this block plane (kind of what I’m looking for) only markings is LAKESIDE on the cutter.

-- Grant - S/N Dakota

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Don W

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#6 posted 515 days ago

if you need one, $9 is probably about what its worth. As a user it will be ok. No adjustable mouth and its a lakeside. Lakeside is a cheaper brand sold by Wards. At $9 you won’t loose much, but your not getting a top of the liner either. It can be a decent user for edges and camfering. Eventually you’ll want to upgrade it to something better.

-- Master hand plane hoarder. - http://timetestedtools.com

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GlennsGrandson

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#7 posted 514 days ago

I went with the cheaper LAKESIDE for now, probably won’t use it much but when I need one they are nice to have. I will want to upgrade someday. I have a Stanley No. 110 that is nothing special ($5) but when I went to clean it up the threads got stripped. Apparently the rust was making it work. Now it’s a decoration. This lake side has better adjustment anyhow.

I also bought an older metal ruler/foldable tape. The only reason I did that is because it was really rusty and I wanted to see how well I could clean it up. Rust removal practice I guess. (The Works Toilet Bowl Cleaner, I think that I will do a video for it)

Thanks for the rapid responses everyone! I told them to let the vendor know that if he really wants to move that Fulton I would take it if he lowered it a bit. It is still, in my mind, a rather unique plane.

Edit: Note to everyone, never set anything of yours down in an antique mall, 15 minutes later and I was walking back up to the till with a good bit of dizziness and my coffee mug.

-- Grant - S/N Dakota

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