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Sargent VBM Shaw''s Patent 8c smoothing plane

by lumber_jerk
posted 08-03-2017 09:04 PM


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Tim

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#1 posted 08-03-2017 09:25 PM

I can’t even tell from your message what you have. Care to share some pictures?

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#2 posted 08-03-2017 09:28 PM

This is a question for DonW.

Check this link.

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#3 posted 08-03-2017 10:40 PM

It’s one of the best planes made. It’s neither rare nor extremely valuable, but if you want to sell it let me know.

Here is how you can date it
http://www.timetestedtools.net/2016/05/30/sargent-shaw-patent-planes/

The idea is you can adjust the frog without removing the iron. That was patented 5 years or so before the Improved Bedrock came out.

Post some pictures, we’d love to see it. If it’s a VBM, it not early, but I’m sure it’s a great user.

-- http://timetestedtools.net - Collecting is an investment in the past, and the future.

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#4 posted 08-03-2017 10:59 PM

Thanks Wayne, but I’m not sure this falls into the “400” category…the frog is marked “8” and the plane blade is marked “8C”. And I think I read somewhere that, although the patent was applied for before the bedrock, it didn’t reach the market until after the bedrock had gained a foothold?...but who knows? I just figured if it isn’t very rare, there would be a lot more examples of it to compare to. I’ll try to send some pics when I get home…if, my boss will stop being such an dumba** and hand me up some nails

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#5 posted 08-03-2017 11:09 PM

The Shaw Patent was on the market before the Bedrock. What you read must have been written by a Stanley collector ;-)

-- http://timetestedtools.net - Collecting is an investment in the past, and the future.

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#6 posted 08-03-2017 11:12 PM

Oh man you’re hitting me in the heart. I guess I should not have assembled a full set of Bedrocks. Do they make a #1 sized shaw?

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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#7 posted 08-03-2017 11:19 PM

Sorry Wayne. Read page 4 in the book. But the Shaw Patents are a lot harder to find than the Bedrocks.

And no, the #7 (#2 size) is the smallest they made. And they are a lot harder to find than the 602.

-- http://timetestedtools.net - Collecting is an investment in the past, and the future.

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#8 posted 08-03-2017 11:37 PM

Yeah…there a lot harder to find…and more expensive…and all the chicks dig a guy with an 8” sargent. So, if you’re willing to pay Bedrock prices, maybe you’d like to start assembling your complete set of shaw’s? Entertaining offers

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#9 posted 08-03-2017 11:58 PM

If you are interested in selling it, post some pictures and either PM me your price or post it here.

-- http://timetestedtools.net - Collecting is an investment in the past, and the future.

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#10 posted 08-04-2017 04:58 AM

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