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bench plane identification

by bredro
posted 01-15-2018 04:11 AM


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TheFridge

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#1 posted 01-15-2018 04:23 AM

Press the img button. Self explanatory from there. Just make sure pics are taken in landscape. If not, you have to turn the pic a hair one way or the other and save it. Otherwise it’ll post sideways. Don’t know why it’s just what many of us have to do.

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bredro

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#2 posted 01-15-2018 10:40 AM

here are some photos I was able to get this morning:)
another thing I noticed is the thickness of the casting seems to be a little thinner than a stanley:)

thanks fridge for the heads up:):)

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bandit571

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#3 posted 01-15-2018 02:14 PM

Plane itself was made by Union, at least the frog was. Base casting may have been an Ohio Tool Co. As they marked their planes with a 0…..as in the 0-7 I have.

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Don W

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#4 posted 01-16-2018 12:29 PM

It’s an Ohio Tools. I’m not sure why Bandit thinks the frog is Union. I think the whole thing is Ohio. The twist on the lateral is elongated like Ohio.

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bandit571

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#5 posted 01-16-2018 02:10 PM

Mainly because this is what a Union Frog looks like..

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Don W

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#6 posted 01-16-2018 03:28 PM

Note your lateral pivot pin is below the ring, the Ohio is above like a Stanley. Union did change as well. I suppose it could be a Union frog with an Ohio frog, but how is the Union frog different? We’d have to put them side by side.

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bredro

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#7 posted 01-16-2018 06:36 PM

thanks for the info guys:)
Im pretty sure also the casting is Ohio also.
My pivot point is above the ring…which brings me to another question…the lateral adjust is severely loose…to the point it has no effect on the blade.I could lateral with a tapping hammer I suppose…but it would be nice to tighten it up again:)is it just a matter of crushing down the pivot pin a bit more??
also….since it now carries a stanley blade…am I to assume the veritas remakes of stanley blades would also fit??

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Don W

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#8 posted 01-23-2018 09:42 PM

your lateral adjuster is missing the disk. That is why it’s not working.

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