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The premier source for information on Fulton cast iron hand planes. Developing type study, articles on model identification and history. Hand plane refinishing. Galleries of Fulton hand planes. Restored planes for sale.
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Excellent resource for Millers Falls Tool Company hand planes. Type studies, illustrations, bench, block and specialty plane details.
1943 film by employees of the Millers Falls Tool Co. plant at “Erving Side”. It is hosted by local historians Ed Gregory and Richard Shortell. Together, they provide an excellent narrative of the technology and community surrounding this rare film.
Hosted by the purveyor of one of the largest collection of Ohio hand planes. Models, Type Study, plane for sale. Developing web site for Ohio plane enthusiasts, collectors, or the curious.
The definitive resource for Record planes online. Here you will find a wealth of information, diagrams, statistics and photographs of all the planes, routers and spoke shaves originally marketed by C & J Hampton under the Record trade mark.
Sargent planes and so much more. Site host, Don Wilwol, literally wrote the book, or books, on Sargent hand planes.
Site dedicated to assisting collectors, sellers and users in identifying the many types of woodworking planes that were manufactured by Sargent & Company over a 77 year period from 1887 to 1964.
The easiest to use, automated Stanley bench plane type study tool. Quickly narrow down the era of your Stanley plane as you answer questions by the tool.
Site dedicated to vintage tools and woodworking.
Stanley hand plane type study.
General information on Stanley Planes, the Harvey W. Peace company, and many vintage tool-related advertisements.
Vintage woodworking hand tools over in the Tools for Sale section. .
Stanley Liberty Bell hand plane type study by Robert E. Ziegler.
Another good site with information on Record hand planes.
Excerpt of the Stanley Bedrock plane type study by Bob Kaune. The complete type study is available for purchase on Bob's website.
Another Stanley Bedrock type study based largely on Bob Kaune's work.
Union Manufacturing Company was founded on August 30, 1866 in New Britain, CT. Multiple companies formed the company that would known as “Union Manufacturing Company”, which was appropriately named “Union” because it was effectively a Union of those companies. The formation of Union Manufacturing Company was as a support Foundry and Machine Shop. Union Mfg manufactured a vast number of products.
This site is dedicated to what was the foremost tool manufacturing firm in Sheffield, England for over 200 years.
The site admin has collected nearly every Wm. Marples catalog produced.
The Steel Nut & Joseph Hampton Limited, of Woden Works, Franchise Street, in Butcroft, was founded in 1851.
Woden planes appeared on the market in early 1954, around 18 months after the acquisition of Birmingham hand plane manufacturer W. S. Manufacturing Company.
Relatively unknown 1900s hand plane manufacturer. A site dedicated to collectors and enthusiasts interested in furthering a type study of this maker.
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