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Jack Plane

Date: 1890-1950
Overall: 350 x 60 x 115 mm, 1914 g
Medium: metal, wood
Credit Line: ANMM Collection Gift from Bernard Lake
Classification:Tools and equipment
Object Name: Plane
Object No: 00053696

User Terms

    A jack plane, which is a standard pattern plane offered by practically every plane supplier. These planes were used for rapid removal of excess stock and for general rough work.
    This particular plane has a wooden handle to drive, and an attachment at the front where a knob (now missing) would have sat. The chisel blade is attached at a 45 degree angle by use of a screw which is adjustable. The top of the handle is broken, the missing piece is object number 00053711.

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