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Jack Plane

Date: 1890-1950
Overall: 255 x 73 x 120 mm, 2043 g
Medium: metal, wood
Credit Line: ANMM Collection Gift from Bernard Lake
Classification:Tools and equipment
Object Name: Plane
Object No: 00053684

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 plane has a wooden handle at the back which is held in place by a screw which is slightly broken and coming away from the body of the plane. There is a wooden knob at the front to help guide the plane. The cutting blade is at a 45 degree angle and is adjustable from the rear. This plane is stamped MADE IN AUSTRALIA.

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