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disston saw 8

The Henry Disston number 8 saw was an old saw from the Disston saw range fitted with an Apple handle and a nibbed blade. The handle is secured to the blade with the use of four brass medallions, one of which is faced with a Disston medallion with an image of the Keystone.

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veritas skew rabbet plane

The Veritas skew rabbet plane review contains information, details and photos on the Veritas left-hand and right-hand skew rabbet planes. The Veritas skew rabbet plane is designed for creating accurate rebates including being able to work cross-grain.

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clifton spokeshave

The Clifton 600 flat spokeshave is the latest new tool to be added to the Clifton tool range. The spokeshave is made from Sheffield malleable iron / spheridal graphite. Malleable iron is an extremely tough metal which is advertised as almost unbreakable..

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chesterman constantia tape measure

The Chesterman Constantia tape measure has a woven linen tape, a brass winder and a solid leather, hand-stitched, lined case with a special waterproof lining. The tape typically measured with the measurement commencing from the outside of the ring at the end of the tape.

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stanley plane 8

The Stanley jointer plane number 8 is the longest of the standard Stanley bench planes at approximately 23 7/8 inch (606mm) in length, 80mm wide with a 66mm (2 5/8 inch) wide plane blade. This plane is often referred to as a Stanley jointer plane.

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stanley router 71

The Stanley router number 71 is a two-handled hand tool used for cutting, cleaning and smoothing grooves. The Stanley 71 is referred to as an open throat router due to the raised hollow arch at the front of the router.

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record t5 jack plane

The Record jack plane number T5 otherwise known as a Technical jack plane is unique in design. The T5 is 33cm (13 inch) in length, which is approximately one inch shorter than most number 5 jack planes. This inch was taken off of the rear of the plane.

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marples smoothing plane

The Marples smoothing plane number M4 1/2 is fitted with a Beech rear handle, a Beech front knob, a 'Marples' lever cap, a cap iron and a Marples blade. The blade rests on a flat faced frog. The blade can be easily adjusted laterally using the lateral adjuster found behind the blade.

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marples wooden transitional jack plane

The Marples transitional jack plane is made with a Red Beech body, rear handle and front bun, it has a cast iron lever cap, and brass depth adjuster wheel. It was advertised in catalogues as having an "unbreakable body and comfort in handling generally associated with the older type Wooden Plane".

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edward preston plane 1340

The Edward Preston smoothing plane number 1340 is a 25cm long malleable iron plane with a Preston Patent depth adjuster and a lateral / side adjuster. The plane was fitted with a bulbous front knob with a 47mm diameter and it has a distinctive rear handle.

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disston saw d8

The Disston D8 hand saw was the most widely produced saw out of the range of Disston saws. There were many variations of the D8. The handles on old D8 saws were usually made from Apple wood. Later D8 saws were made from selected hardwoods, usually Beech.

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stanley block plane 140

The Stanley block plane number 140 is a skew block plane (with an angled mouth) and usually a Rosewood wooden front knob. The right hand side of the plane (as looking from the rear) is detachable. The side is held in place by two screws.

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