Add To Your Wishlist18th Century SHEPLEY Fully Boxed Left Handed Grooving Plane - Drawer Bottom Plane

Add To Your Wishlist18th Century SHEPLEY Fully Boxed Left Handed Grooving Plane - Drawer Bottom Plane



An 18th century fully boxed left handed grooving plane by SHEPLEY of London.

Possibly a drawer bottom plane?

Embossed mark 'SHEPLEY' to the toe.  There is also a '3' with a line in ink, possibly made by the tool dealer or ironmonger, please see close-up image.

The left side of the stock has a circular bit recess approximately 13/16 inch in diameter.

Excellent full boxing.

Good length 1/8 inch wide blade iron with some pitting and staining spots, original wedge.

Six old, treated and wax filled, worm exit holes, please see images.

Previous owner's stamp 'W.F.RUSSELL'.

97/16 inches overall length.