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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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A Wonderful Collection of Miniature Planes

A Wonderful Collection of Miniature Planes

21st March 2017

Sometimes you just never know 'what's in the box' and this small unassuming wooden box certainly reveals an unexpected surprise.Packed full with 27 rosewood and boxwood planes plus a few squares and templates.  All apparently produced by the same craftsman.There are pairs of hollows and rounds, smoothers plus tailed and…

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3 Scratch Carved Boxwood Thumb Planes

3 Scratch Carved Boxwood Thumb Planes

16th July 2016

A wonderful group of three boxwood thumb planes with scratch carved illustrations.A recent find in a Patternmaker's tool chest, the group consists of two hollow and one fluting plane.  Obviously craftsman made and also possibly only part of an original and much larger group.Each of the planes has scratch carved…

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