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Forum topic by RogerDe posted 29 days ago 444 views 0 times favorited 6 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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RogerDe

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29 days ago

Topic tags/keywords: mystery antique plane

Just wondering if anyone on here could identify this mystery plane.

It’s about the size of a Stanley 4 1/2.

Looks a bit Sargent, Gage ish or even Leonard Bailey esque.

Thanks in advance,
Roger


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TheFridge

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#1 posted 29 days ago

Try posting on the “hand plane of your dreams” thread if you don’t much of a response here. They have a lot of hand plane aficionados on that thread regularly.

-- "We build our workshops. Then we enjoy the fruits of our labor by laboring for more fruits." - Me

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#2 posted 29 days ago

That’s a new one on me.

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#3 posted 29 days ago

It actually looks shop made to me,, but totally unlike anything I’ve seen before.

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

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#4 posted 29 days ago

Thanks, should have mentioned the rear handle looks like a replacement.

Can’t see any marks on the iron or cap but a tad rusty I’ve only tried gentle methods so far (oil and tooth brush).

Coin collectors suggest distilled water, takes ages but gentle, any suggestions ?

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#5 posted 29 days ago

That is some cool. I’ve never seen anything like it.

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#6 posted 29 days ago

That is very cool. Maybe a brass brush and a little wd40 in the spots where a logo might be?

-- "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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