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266495 Kirk Eppler <eppler.kirk@g...> 2018‑09‑10 Re: Rainy day questions
On Sun, Sep 9, 2018 at 9:13 AM, Bill Webber  wrote:

>
> Here is an odd molding plane of some sort.  It is likely not original to
> the 1880s tool chest.  It is 9 1/2 x about 3/4.  Made by a J. Gibson.  The
> blade is bedded near vertical and slightly skewed.  This is the profile and
> maker's stamp,
>
> > http://billwebber
.galootcentral.com/DSCN0002.JPG
>
>
Bill

As others have said, nice side rabbet plane. I have a harlequin pair
awaiting tuneup and usage.

Yours (per DAT) is probably made by John Gibson, Albany NY, working from
1823 - 1852.  He usually put J. Gibson. / Albany, but yours may not have
had enough real estate.


-- 
Kirk Eppler in HMB, CA

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