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7 edition of A Guide to the Makers of American Wooden Planes found in the catalog.

A Guide to the Makers of American Wooden Planes

by Emil Pollak

  • 303 Want to read
  • 33 Currently reading

Published by Astragal Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Collectors and collecting,
  • Planes (Hand tools),
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages480
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8804257M
    ISBN 101931626006
    ISBN 109781931626002
    OCLC/WorldCa51446770

      A Short guide to identifying the most common Vintage Hand Planes found. This is by no means an exhaustive list, but it should guide you in a general direction to find out who made your vintage hand plane. Don — Janu A Short guide to identifying the most common Vintage Hand Planes found. This is by no means an exhaustive list, but. Japanese planes and many western plane users also prefer wood for its weight, the feel of the wooden sole on the wood being planed, and/or because they like to make their own planes. • Metal: The majority of (non-Japanese) planes made today are metal, typically ductile cast iron or Size: KB.

    Time was, a hand plane was an indispensable tool, used to smooth, shape, and straighten just about every piece of wood in a house. The typical carpenter lugged around a whole chestful of planes, each with its own special function. Today, power tools — routers, jointers, belt sanders, and power planers — do the same tasks much faster Author: Clayton Dekorne. About this Item: Self Published, Fitzwilliam NH, Hard Cover. Condition: Fair. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. A compilation of material and sources of wooden planes, the culmination of 25 years of collecting and 10 years of research, covering all U.S. and Canadian makers and dealers in the 19th century. pages, b/w photos.

    SIGNED Paperback Book: A FIELD GUIDE TO THE MAKERS OF AMERICAN WOODEN PLANES by Thomas L. Elliott - The founding premise of the group is the advancement and sharing of knowledge concerning newly discovered, undocumented, and ill-documented American wooden plane makers. In addition to informing we hope to entertain and amuse. After all, if this hobby isn’t fun we might as well go to work.


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A Guide to the Makers of American Wooden Planes by Emil Pollak Download PDF EPUB FB2

With its initial publication inA Guide to the Makers of American Wooden Planes profoundly transformed the emphasis and direction of tool collecting. After several years of meticulous research, Thomas L. Elliott has completely redesigned, revised, and expanded this fifth edition to include entries and information accumulated since the fourth edition.5/5(2).

Pollak's book is the back at home companion to Thomas Elliot's Field Guide to the makers of American Wooden Planes, and provides good introductory material and more complete text on each currently identified maker/5(7). A Field Guide to the Makers of American Wooden Planes: Elliott, Thomas L.: : Books.

Buy New. $ List Price: $ Save: $ (24%) $ + $ shipping. Only 1 left in stock - order soon.5/5(1). With its initial publication inA Guide to the Makers of American Wooden Planes profoundly transformed the emphasis and direction of tool : Astragal Press.

Any collector who has wished he could carry the Guide to the Makers of American Wooden Planes in his pocket at flea markets, auctions, or estate sales will be happy with this new Field Guide. Tom Elliott has included all the imprints (about ) from the fourth edition and has added over new : A GUIDE TO THE MAKERS OF AMERICAN WOODEN PLANES, 4th Edition.

by Emil and Martyl Pollak. A Guide to the Makers of American Wooden Planes profoundly transformed the emphasis and direction of tool collecting. Since then, it has been the definitive guide to American planemakers, from the earliest individuals who worked before the Revolutionary War to the last few manufacturers of the.

Book: A GUIDE TO THE MAKERS OF AMERICAN WOODEN PLANES by Emil & Martyl Pollak, Fourth Edition - Book: A GUIDE TO THE MAKERS OF AMERICAN WOODEN PLANES by Emil & Martyl Pollak, Fourth Edition - $ Book: A GUIDE TO THE MAKERS OF AMERICAN WOODEN PLANES by Emil & Martyl Pollak, Fourth Edition - Jim Bode's Value Guide to Antique Tools; Planes; Fine Braces & Drills; 3rd Edition A GUIDE TO THE MAKERS OF AMERICAN WOODEN PLANES by Emil And Martyl Pollak R - R.

Book: 3rd Edition A GUIDE TO THE MAKERS OF AMERICAN WOODEN PLANES by Emil And Martyl Pollak R - R. $ Book: 3rd Edition A GUIDE TO THE MAKERS OF. One of the most useful types of books for antique plane identification is a good price guide for antique tools.

Price guides generally have excellent descriptions, pictures or drawings of the various wood planes in addition to the current retail price of the plane. There are price guides written expressly for wood : Terry Hurley. Browse FREE Antique Wood Planes Price/Value Guide - Appraisals, Valuations & FREE Sale Advice.

See TODAY's Antique Wood Planes for SALE, BEST OFFER and Auction; plus Expert Appraisal/Valuation, FREE sales advice and brokerage services, FREE sale prices, values, wish list and more - FIND + Specialist categories | Bath Antiques Online - Buy, Sell & Value.

Antique Woodworking Tools: Ohio No. 1 C Smoothing Plane. Few plane makers made a No. 1 plane because of its small size — it’s only 5 1/2-inches long. Ohio Tool was the only company to come up with a corrugated sole in the No.

1 size and there are believed to only be one or two examples, Donnelly said. Pollak's book is the back at home companion to Thomas Elliot's Field Guide to the makers of American Wooden Planes, and provides good introductory material and more complete text on each currently identified maker/5(6).

By the mid 18th Century, British wooden planes represented the best of a fully mature technology. The last real improvement known as boxing-the addition of dense wood, generally boxwood, wear strips for fine details was in common use before The well defined chamfers, shoulder treatment and skillfully executed features of the early 18th Century WOODING plane are apparent at a glance.

A plane, or hand plane, is a device that holds an iron chisel in a fixed position so wood can be evenly removed from the surface of a board.

They are used to smooth, thin, and flatten wood, as well as to shape the wood for utilitarian purposes like joints and decorative purposes like edges and molding. Previous editions have title: Guide to American wooden planes and their makers.

Description: pages: illustrations ; 26 cm: Other Titles: Guide to American wooden planes and their makers: Responsibility: Emil and Martyl Pollak. A Guide to the Makers of American Wooden Planes, then, is a reference to an important period in our economic and cultural history.

It provides an insight into a group of men and the tools they made, tools that helped build the houses, the furniture, the ships, the coaches and wagons, the barrels, and the many other items vital to everyday life.

Much of my plane collection is made up of wooden ones and if they’re for fine use then I can use that as an excuse to go new. Philly Planes make a full range of traditional hand planes from block planes to jointers and moulding planes.

I’m a big fan of Phil’s work and use his planes. I recently restored some tools I inherited from my grandfather, including a plane iron (with back iron) which doesn’t fit any of the (wooden) planes I have, as it is too wide.

I would like to make a long plane (No. 5 1/2 or longer) for it, so I looked for some tutorials online, but they all show the use of a cross pin to anchor the wedge and.

A Guide To The Makers Of American Wooden Planes, 4th Edition This 4th edition, completely revised by Tom Elliott, reflects the tremendous amount of information on. Planes.

Wood planes are one of the most popular collectible hand tools around. They are used to hold a chisel stationary so that the woodworker can thin or shape boards of wood. Related Articles. Price Guide to Antique Tools; Identifying Antique Wood Planes; Factors Affecting Antique Tool.

A chapter on American wooden planes from more than makers that includes a simplified grading system. Simplified explanations of how to judge a tool's condition for each group of tools With more than 56 antique tool categories, Antique Tool Collectors Guide to Value by Ronald S. Barlow is an excellent reference book for antique tool : Terry Hurley.Traditional woodworking hand planes (often called a “hand planer” by new woodworkers) are the rock stars of hand tool woodworking.

Tool lust oozes all over these historic tools. Hand planes make the most exciting changes to your wooden work piece. And that high .A Field Guide To The Makers of AMERICAN WOODEN PLANES book by Thomas L.

Elliott, near new condition. (Photo & Photo 2) Woodworking Planes - A Descriptive Register of Wooden Planes book by Alvin Sellens, like new with intact dust jacket. (Photo & Photo 2)