Dating record hand planes
Any individual tool date identifying points will be discussed on its respective tool page.
There has been a variety of different boxes used since the company first started producing planes.
Date: 1930's - 1960's Type of Box: A Record straw coloured cardboard box with a blue and yellow label.
Date: 1960's - 1970's Type of Box: A Record straw coloured cardboard box with a white label.
By Joshua Farnsworth Traditional woodworking hand planes (often called a “hand planer” by new woodworkers) are the rock stars of hand tool woodworking. And that high-pitched Swoosh sound is music to an artisan’s ears.
Hand planes make the most exciting changes to your wooden work piece.
Stan Faullin helped by providing some of the pictures used in the Plane Dating Flowchart, and Steve Turner provided the Post Script version of the flowchart.