Controller is your headquarters for used aircraft and detailed aircraft for sale listings, including Cessna aircraft, Boeing aircraft, Cessna for sale (featuring used Cessna) and aircraft classifieds. The problem is that with so many possible profiles I think the myth is that one needs at least a half set of hollows and rounds to be able to even think about sticking your own mouldings. The cutters of the 55 are literally suspended in midair—without benefit of a wooden molding plane’s shaped sole to support the cut. A mixed set” contains some plains and pairs that were originally together, and also some harlequin” planes. The nicker’s knife edges score the wood fibers before the blade comes by and scoops them out. R Carter Troy NY T & G Planes The Carter family of Troy NY were well known early to mid 19th century plane makers.
They may all look the same upon first glance or to the casual observer but that is not what antique collectible tools and their values are all about. While the rest of the colonies were content either to import their tools from Mother England or simply copied their styles, the cantankerous Yankees in New England decided to branch off the planemaking family tree and make planes as they wanted.
Since a different plane was required for each shape and size molding, woodworkers often owned other planes or large numbers of these planes. You can check prices of misc tools we have sold in the sales archives or past sales prices / Planes should you be looking for a value for your planes or tools prior to selling them. Tony certainly has the pick of the good British planes (which I love) over there in England, but between the crummy exchange rate and the huge shipping costs, buying tools from the UK is tough. There’s no need to run out and get a full set of H&Rs or every size dado right away.
After reading this article I will be buying the book and some starter planes to see just what I can do with them. Matt is also a great guy, I met him at an LN event and we spoke at some length about a molding plane I was building at the time. Vintage Griffiths of Norwich side rebate moulding plane in reasonable condition, see images. Take note of how this planes body originally was manufactured with two slots in the top of the plane to receive a different style handle.
I believe they did this because plane makers were used to making planes with the tapered irons, and changing to a parallel iron meant making new jigs at slightly different angles for the layout and making of their planes…Sometimes you have try things out – just because everyone does it this way doesn’t mean its correct! I made some pieces of replacement baseboard over the years with moulding planes when router and shaper bits just won’t do the job. The Woodwright’s School is already hallowed ground for a lot of woodworkers, but hovering above workshop is Ed Lebetkin’s Antique Tool store….
We are currently selling antique tools that originate from a collection that numbered over 15,000 antique tools before the original owner died and left the task of disbursing it to his heirs. I like to acquire tools as I need them, taking the time to tune up each new plane on its own rather than acquire everything I may ever need all at once. The below photo shows a dedicated molding plane” (also called a complex molding plane).
When you use a moulding plane on you project, you get a bit of satisfaction that a router doesn’t give you. General Features- Hollows and rounds are pretty straight forward- planes that have a concave or convex sole and cut either a hollow or round profile. On antique planes and their features, and this research has created a knowledge base which has led to the ability to closely determine the year of manufacture for various planes or other woodworking tools. Many trades, such as sashmakers, casemakers, stair builders, and coopers used highly specialized planes in their work.
Students tuned up their planes, squared up their stock, and tested their plane setup on some scrap and set about making the stepped rabbet needed to hold the glass in place and the plywood back. Testing will tell you if you have missed any thing or the plane has an inherited problem. If you are looking to buy a molding plane to use you want to make sure you buy from someone who knows what to look for in a user molding plane. A larger and smaller radius plane used on the same curve will produce an elliptical shape.
D. Copeland (faint B) David Copeland was in the business of making wood planes in Hartford Ct in the first half of teh 19th century. The profiles below can be created using a beading plane, a pair of hollows and rounds (say #8) and a rabbet plane. Boxwood Coffin Shape Smoothing Plane A nice looking all boxwood smoothing plane that has a great feel. But what i have found is that a wedged iron in any plane really works better with a taper.
With multiple levels of till, some on hinges and some with telescoping elements this chest looked quite heavy even without any tools in it. It clearly showed off the skill and the massive tool set of its original owner. That can easily be half as much time as it would take to make a nice straight new tight plane from scratch. I have a couple of profile plane bodies but have never got around to making the blades.
Below Sleeper’s wedge is that found on the earlier planes by Timothy Tileston, of Boston, Massachusetts – it’s this style of wedge that was in common contemporaneous use throughout England and the mid-Atlantic states during the 18th century and early 19th century. Because you don’t really need a 1 7/16 inch round, the incremental size between consecutively numbered planes sometimes changes at some point, which I call a crossover point.
The Auburn Tool Company catalog indicates that planes were sold either by the half-set (nine even-numbered pairs from number 2 through number 18) or by the pair. This plane dates from the late 1800’s and is a popular and desirable collectible plane for several different reasons. A jointer plane, 22 to 30 inches long, is used to prepare the long straight edges of a piece of wood prior to jointing them.
The decline of wooden planes in the U.S. began in the mid-19th century during the Industrial Revolution, as new manufacturers, with their steam- and water-powered machines and assembly-line factories, started churning out metal planes. Copyright © 1995 – 2016, Union Hill Antique Tools All rights reserved on all pages in this web site. The most widely used plane is the jack plane, which is 14 to 16 inches long, shaves off the most amount of wood in the smallest amount of time, and is used for roughing out work in the early stages.