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Antique Tool Box #7: Tongue and Groove Wooden Plane indentification

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Blog entry by CaptainKlutz posted 03-13-2018 09:04 PM 737 reads 0 times favorited 1 comment Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 6: Wooden Plane ID? Part 7 of Antique Tool Box series Part 8: Wooden Moulding Plane - 3/4 round groove? »

Decided to post next 2 planes as a set as they appear to be matching 3/4 tongue and groove profiles.

Marking on ends show same “EPC” that many others show. Also have 3/4” stamps.
These both have “DEFOREST” “BIRMINGHAM” mark as well?

First some pictures of groove profile:
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Now some pictures of the Tongue profile:
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Appreciate any information you can share to educate me on this plane’s vintage or value.
Thanks for looking!

-- If it wasn't for bad luck, I wouldn't have no luck at all, - Albert King - Born Under a Bad Sign released 1967



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#1 posted 03-13-2018 09:57 PM

The maker is Linson Deforest and they are circa 1850 to 1857. He had his shop in Birmingham (Derby) CT. I can’t comment on value.

-- "With every tool obtained, there is another that is needed" DonW ( Kevin )

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