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Miniature Moulding Planes by MARPLES?

Miniature Moulding Planes by MARPLES?

14th May 2018

A group of 16 miniature moulding planes or thumb planes.Pairs of No.2, 4, 6, 8, 10 and 12 hollows and rounds, a straight rebate or rabbet plane, square ovolo, astragal and centre bead.The hollows and rounds and rebate are 4 3/16 inches long and stamped 'AW' on the toes.  11…

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Early 18th Century Moulding Plane

Early 18th Century Moulding Plane

7th December 2016

A recent addition to a private collection is this early 18th century English moulding plane with wonderful features.With flat, very wide chamfers, fantastic shoulder detail and gouge cut finishes at the toe and heel.  The plane bears no obvious maker's mark but this is not unusual for planes of this…

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Hollows & Rounds & More by MOSELEY

Hollows & Rounds & More by MOSELEY

19th February 2016

A lovely even numbered half set of hollow and round moulding planes by John Moseley of London.  Including all four pairs of side rounds, side rebates, side snipes and snipe bills from the same set.All are marked 'MOSELEY & SON LONDON' dating this set of moulding planes to between 1819-1830,…

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Architectural Moulding Planes by Gleave

Architectural Moulding Planes by Gleave

8th March 2015

A wonderful set of 39 moulding planes by Joseph Gleave & Son of Manchester. Gleave began making planes in 1832 and continued up until 1926 by which time the business had grown into a large tool dealership. The business still exists in Manchester today as ‘industrial supplies specialists’.Many of the…

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