Record Duplex 078 Plane Review By: I.Ball
Category: Old Fillister Planes
Plane Type: Fillister, Duplex, Rebate / Rabbet
Model No: 078
The Record 078 fillister plane has been and still is a popular hand
plane for adjusting and forming rebates particularly on window frames,
door frames and various joints.
This Record 078 plane review is about the old Record 078 plane not the more recent Irwin Record duplex plane.
The plane has a single cutter with two separate blade beds; one at the front end of the plane for bullnose work and the other in the middle for more regular work.
The middle bed has a lever adjuster for changing the depth of cut.
The Record 078 plane is equipped with a detachable single arm side
The fence allows the plane to be guided along a piece of wood to give
an even cut from the edge of the work.
The fence size can be enlarged by attaching a piece of timber to it.
The fence can be positioned either side of the plane.
The Record 078 has a single spur to score the piece of wood you are planing making the plane easier and more efficient to use.
The 078 also has a depth stop to allow the user to plane to a depth set by the user.
The Record 078 is also referred to as the Record duplex plane.
The Record duplex 078 plane is heavily based upon the Stanley 78 plane. The two planes are almost identical in appearance other than the colour and markings.
high grade cast iron
high grade cast iron
crucible cast tungsten steel
1932 - 1980
Record 078 Plane
Record Rabbet Plane 078
Record Rebate Plane 078
Record Duplex Plane 078
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