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2 Wide Moulders - Big is Beautiful

2 Wide Moulders - Big is Beautiful

12th January 2020

We don't get our hands on many really wide moulding planes and then two come along within a couple of days of each other!One by Edward PRESTON of Birmingham, the other HIELDS of Nottingham, both maker's marks indicate they are from the second half of the 19th century.Probably cornice or…

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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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