Record Plough Plane - No. 043

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Reviewed By: I.Ball

Manufacturer: Record

Plane Type: Plough

Model No: 043

The Record plough plane number 043 is a 14cm (5 1/2 inch) plane designed for making small rebates and for cutting grooves. The grooves created can be used for the insertion of panels, glass etc. or for simple sliding doors. The plane cuts across end grain as well as with or along the grain.

The 043 has an adjustable depth stop, two arms and a bridged fence which can be used left handed or right handed.

The 043 plough plane was originally supplied with three cutters: 3mm (1/8"), 4.5mm (3/16"), 6mm (1/4").

Additional cutters were available for the 043, the sizes available were: 4mm, 6mm, 9mm and 12mm.

record 043 plane

The earliest Record 043 planes were supplied in a dark blue cardboard box, next came a slightly lighter blue cardboard box and lastly in a bright blue and white box.


Plane Construction

Length: 14cm (5 1/2 inch)

Body: high grade cast iron

Lever cap: high grade cast iron

Weight: 560 grams (1 1/4lb)


Manufactured Dates

1934 - 1978


Plane Also Known As

Record Plow Plane 043 Record Grooving Plane 043


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