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267265 Kirk Eppler <eppler.kirk@g...> 2018‑11‑30 Old Tools Info find, and questions that led to the find
Hey gang

A couple of months back I found a few European T&G planes, with issues
(below).  While trying to figure out who made the planes, I found a cool
web page that has French makers marks.  Mine showed up on the Outis Divers
page (Various Tools for the SCUBA minded)

http://lesoutils
depapyjo.monsite-orange.fr/index.html

Anyway, on to my questions:
https://kirkhmb.smugmug.com/Woodworking/Wooden-Moulding-Planes/i-k3pXc7P

In this picture, the toe of a Tongue and Groove, coming and going plane,
the left side piece (cheek?) up high is missing.  (Technical terms, I know,
but I can't find the real name yet).  This is essentially a laminated
plane, where they applied these pieces, outside the blade slot, rather than
tunnelling through the body.

1 - what is it really called?

2 - I am missing one, looks kinda odd to see the blade hanging out in
space.  They did appear to take a toothing tool to the surface to improve
adhesion.  I assume beech would be sufficient, is there a better wood
choice?  Besided killing another plane?
https://kirkhmb.smugmug.com/Woodworking/Wooden-Moulding-Planes/i-7NfVM6d


3 - the 3 other cheek pieces which are still present are attached with a
variety of nails and glue.  Is it safe to assume I could remove the nails,
steam them a bit to straighten them, and then reglue them?
https://kirkhmb.smugmug.com/Woodworking/Wooden-Moulding-Planes/i-GRTsTQ6

Thanks in advance for any guidance

-- 
Kirk Eppler in Half Moon Bay, CA, who got a little garage time in last
night, and spent half deciphering plane logos, the other half putting stuff
away.
267266 Kirk Eppler <eppler.kirk@g...> 2018‑11‑30 Re: Old Tools Info find, and questions that led to the find
On Fri, Nov 30, 2018 at 11:58 AM Kirk Eppler  wrote:

>
> 2 - I am missing one, looks kinda odd to see the blade hanging out in
> space.  They did appear to take a toothing tool to the surface to improve
> adhesion.  I assume beech would be sufficient, is there a better wood
> choice?  Besided killing another plane?
> > https://kirkhmb.smugmug.com/Woodworking/Wooden-Moulding-Planes/i-7NfVM6d<
/a>
>
>
> Bad form, replying to own post, etc, but I found a bit more information on
the T&G plane.  The wood is Cormier per the 1929 catalog I found, which
appears to be a member of the apple / pear / rose family.  Commonly known
as Service Tree in Europe, and supposedly  8 growing in Luther Burbank's
experimental garden in Sebastapol.  So this makes me think Apple would be a
better choice than beech, and a better choice than going to Sebastapol and
looking for down tree branches (the trees are ~100 years old!)

Thanks again.
-- 
Kirk Eppler, still in HMB, haven't moved in about an hour.

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