Reply To: unknown small handplane

///Reply To: unknown small handplane
Reply To: unknown small handplane 2015-11-09T12:42:01+00:00
Mike in TN
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Hi Kotobuki,

Congratulations on the inheritance. It sounds like you have an inexpensive block plane that could have by any one of many manufacturers . If the blade is steel forge welded on iron, as you stated. I suspect that it is an earlier piece that has been repurposed for this plane. Is the blade tapered? That would also indicate a high likelihood that it is not original. I would guess that a previous owner found the original blade to be unacceptable and simply replaced it with something they had handy.

Have fun with it all and thank your ancestors.

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