Does anyone have experience with or knowledge of this brand? The typical carpenter lugged around a whole chestful of planes, each with its own special function. My advice is use it before you go into lots of fine tuning. Some block planes have a mouth adjustment knob to vary the width of the mouth opening. While their relationship with Mr. The Lie-Nielsen is based off of the Stanley No.
Date: 1990 - 1994 Further Information For more information on dating Record planes, see the. . Hand Planes, Irons and Parts Page 1 of 8 Page 1. Overall - a great value, especially if you can get it on sale! Chat with your Forum Friends about their projects, their life, thei. So for great gifts and stocking stuffers, Woodcraft Santa has got you covered this holiday and Christmas season. Some bullnose planes have a removable toe so that they can pull double duty as a chisel plane. Just do something and keep trying till you get it.
I was wondering if anyone has tried filling the hollow cavities in a frog of this type with an epoxy or metal-based filler prior to flattening the frog? Perfect all the way around. This empowers these planes to be used instead of a scrub plane to remove a lot of material really quickly across the grain then diagonally. Virtually anything you ever wanted to know about Record planes and spoke shaves can be found here on this site, so please take some time out and enjoy searching through our articles for the stuff you want or need. I purchased it at my local Woodcraft store two days ago. When planing against the grain, the wood fibers are lifted by the plane iron, resulting in a jagged finish, called tearout.
Similar fate happened to Stanley, they offshored most everything to the lowest bidders, sad! The feel of the plane is great and the mechanics of it seem to work quite well. I'M the planer, this is what I use I was just wondering if there would be any benefit to doing this vs. All it does it get surfaces straight and flat. Find out what each Record plane and spoke shave is worth with this quick price guide. He had a couple before the war from his dad, and many of them bought in 45 46 47 and up.
Date: 1970's Type of Box: A Record blue and white cardboard box. However, they may be used as a single plane to create a simple decorative cove or round-over on the edge of a board. A list of production dates for each Record plane and spoke shave introduced into the product line. Rich, I am certainly not an expert, but I have done some research on this topic. The handle isn't particulary comfortable for me but I have small hands. As soon as finances allow I will get a complete set. It has the same frog as yours.
To remove a lot of material quickly with the No. Right out of the box it looked as good as any higher cost brand. Instead of a flimsy piece of sheet metal that's curved at the end that you have to file and fiddle with to get to work right, they've actually milled a recess into a bar of cold rolled steel so there's a crisp line. Jack Before power planers, a jack plane smoothed and squared rough lumber. Straight from the box it would plane the walnut as smooth as glass and take shavings less than 0.
The block plane is a smaller tool that can be held with one hand which excels at working against the grain on a cut end of a board. I disagree you should avoid these planes, they can work very well. The earliest known examples of the woodworking plane have been found in although other examples have been unearthed in and. Label Wording: Genuine Record Made In England Label Appearance: Transparent background with gold border and gold letters. I am very happy with mine. Only fettling required out of the box was wiping down all the oil, and tightening up the knob and tote. You should be aware that it is very, very easy to overdo this, so check the surfaces after every few strokes.
This is a great plane to start with. The V3 also has a modern-style improved heavy chip breaker. The Bedrock planes are definitely the most sought after and therefore they tend to bring the higher cost. Quality of machining seems quite high to me, and from my non-engineer perspective seems to be about as good as my Veritas planes but at a significant discount, even taking into account the cost of shipping to Canada. I have found these guys to be a very valuable resource. Keep a arm and a leg and save some money, buy one of these. I believe you would be getting the same from vintage Stanleys.
Hand planes are generally the combination of a cutting edge, such as a sharpened metal plate, attached to a firm body, that when moved over a wood surface, take up relatively uniform shavings, by nature of the body riding on the 'high spots' in the wood, and also by providing a relatively constant angle to the cutting edge, render the planed surface very smooth. Just dab a little bit on the surfaces with a Q-tip and work the frog back and forth a few times. Some are newer, some older. Why is the theme of this about collectors? It cleaned off easily though, and there is no problem now. The chip breaker was also massive and impressive. The blades are first rate, take and edge well and hold it on par with other top quality blades.