Friday, 27 October 2017

Huge Score...

I scored huge last week.

Nine molding planes to add to my H. E. Mitchell collection.

A 7/8" Rebate plane...


Five assorted bead planes made at assorted times, two of which I have, but not in as good of shape as these, and one with missing boxwood which I can use for its parts...


One No. 11 Round that looks almost new for a plane made in the 1890's...


One No. 15 Hollow made in the 1870's...


And one 5/8" No. 1 Sash made between 1880 and 1899...


None are matching, other than having been made by my great grandfather's cousin. The were made at difference dates, given the different the maker's marks, but they are nice, clean looking planes.

Opening that package was like Christmas all over again.

Peace,

Mitchell