Record 02C Plane Review By: I.Ball
Category: Old Smoothing Planes
Plane Type: Smoothing
Model No: 02C
The Record smoothing plane number 02C is a smoothing plane which
is the smallest of the Record smoothing planes at 7 1/4 inch (18.4cm)
The 02C model is identical to the Record 02 plane with the difference being the sole of the 02C is corrugated; a series of parallel grooves running the length of the sole.
The plane is constructed from high grade cast iron with a crucible cast tungsten steel cutter and a lever cap made with high grade cast iron with a plated finish. The plane sported a Rosewood rear handle and front knob.
The Record 02C plane was produced for a period of 10 years through the 1930's to the early 1940's until production stopped during World War II.
Length Of Sole: 184mm (7 1/4 inch)
Weight: 2 3/8lbs
Body and frog: high grade cast iron
Lever cap: high grade cast iron with a plated finish
Cap iron: best quality steel
Depth adjuster wheel/nut: brass
Handle and Knob: Rosewood
Plane finish: blue
Record 02C Plane Blade / Cutter
Material: crucible cast tungsten steel
Width: 41mm (1 5/8 inch)
"No 02" - (raised) found at the front of the plane
"Record" - (raised) found at the rear of the plane
"Made in England" - (raised) found at the rear of the plane
"Record" - set in relief on the lever cap face
1933 - 1943
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