> On Dec 3, 2018, at 09:50 , Dragon List wrote:
> the plane is stamped "minzies" on the toe and "j.e.
> cutts" on the side; apparently minzies is in goodman, and was a glasgow
> maker in the 1811-1816 period. if anyone has goodman, and wants to confirm
> this, i'd appreciate it; i'd also appreciate it if anyone knows anything
> about the maker, or has seen planes by them in the past.
That is a neat plane! When you said 3 pieces of boxing,
I assumed it was lignum mortised in, like the Philly
planemakers. Someone did a heck of a job with that horn.
Goodman 3rd ed. says:
>From the number of marks it seems certain that he was
>a commercial planemaker. The planes are of standard
>length and include a triple iron, edge-working astragal
>and hollow sash plane. This, together with his name,
>suggests that he was either working in Scotland or was
>of Scottish origin.
Two marks are shown; I'll send that offlist if you want. No
date or address given, though.
Adam, who just spent a pleasant few minutes using a
nice old King & Peach, Hull snipes bill.