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Early 18th Century ELLIS WRIGHT Moulding Plane

Early 18th Century ELLIS WRIGHT Moulding Plane

3rd January 2021

A nice example of one of the rarest English moulding planes.Ellis WRIGHT was apprenticed to Francis Purdew in 1706 and both men are probably best known for the similar maker's mark style found on their planes.Both marks were oval and Purdew planes were marked on the side of the stock…

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Francis Purdew Moulding Plane

Francis Purdew Moulding Plane

10th August 2014

Francis Purdew is one of the earliest known English planemakers, active as early as the 1680s up until the late 1720s.This plane is a recent find, hidden at the bottom of a tool chest containing a quantity of poor quality items from the 20th century, needless to say it put…

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