Edward Preston Smoothing Plane - No. 10

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Review By: I.Ball


Manufacturer: Edward Preston

Plane Type: Smoothing

Model No: 10

The Edward Preston plane number 10 is an early 20th century cast iron wide smoothing plane.

The plane is fitted with a shaped hardwood handle and front knob. The shape of these are slightly different to the Stanley and Record planes.

The plane has a frog, screw cap and blade adjuster mechanism which is unique to this range of Edward Preston planes.

The Preston number 10 plane was built in direct competition with the Stanley number 4 1/2.



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Plane Markings

preston smoothing plane 10

"Preston" - found on the top face at the front of the plane.

"No 10" - found on the top face at the rear of the plane between the handle and frog.

"Preston, B'Ham. Eng" - found on the lever cap face.


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Manufactured Dates

? - 1933

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