Wooden Grooving, Tonguing And Checking Planes

wooden grooving tonguing and checking planes
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Review By: I.Ball

Manufacturer: Various

Tool Type: Wooden Planes

Plane Type: Grooving, Tonguing And Checking


The old British wooden grooving, tonguing and checking planes were in effect a tongue and groove combination plane.

They combined the common pairs of tongue and groove planes into one plane.

These planes I don't believe were made by a large number of makers. I have come across an Alex Mathieson version (which seems like the most common one) and an unnamed version.

This type of plane is very distinctive with its push-me pull-me look of the blades / wedges facing each other.

These combination tongue and groove planes were produced in an iron form by Stanley with the Stanley 148 tongue and groove plane.

old wooden tongue groove and checking plane
old wooden tongue groove and checking plane
old wooden tongue grooving plane

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