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Worth Saving? 18th Century Cupids Bow Panel Plane

Worth Saving? 18th Century Cupids Bow Panel Plane

2nd November 2020

An interesting and early small panel plane.Found earlier this year buried in a box of other, later, moulding planes under a bench in deepest Lincolnshire.At first glance it looked as sorry as all the other wooden planes in the box. The woodworm beetle's offspring had enjoyed their feast, imagine how…

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Uncommon Panel Plane by C BAYFIELD of Nottingham

Uncommon Panel Plane by C BAYFIELD of Nottingham

6th October 2018

A scarce infill panel plane by C BAYFIELD of Nottingham.Known more for his unusual rebate planes, panel planes by BAYFIELD rarely turn up and those that do are soon snapped up by avid collectors.This example is in excellent condition and has the distinctive lever cap screw and front infill associated…

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Very Rare SPIERS Plane

Very Rare SPIERS Plane

3rd November 2014

A dovetailed steel badger plane by Stewart Spiers of Ayr – rare just doesn’t cover it!Stewart Spiers was born in 1820 and began his working life as a cabinetmaker like his father. It is believed that he started making planes in the 1840s and soon earned a reputation for quality.It…

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