On some metal planes all the component parts were stamped with a number or symbol during manufacture. Hampton, who would later merge with the Record Tool Company. The websites of many experienced tool collectors and antique shops provide helpful pictures, measurements and other valuable information used to identify wood planes from years gone by. The family's ordeal brought Travolta and Preston , but it was just one of many unusual circumstances that helped strengthen their bond. The tools are both elegant and ergonomic in design, with some models surviving to this day in copies by other makers. Last modified: February 13, 1996. Planes made by Stanley 1929-1930.
The iron in the plane was not in as good a condition as the plane. For the advanced Norris collector, this is a must own plane. The rosewood has no damage and most of its original finish. Getting started I've converted some of the plane dating information found in Patrick Leach's into an easy-to-use hypertext flowchart. This one is so special that I made an exception. Of course, Travolta and Preston have every right to keep details about their son's health private, but some believe the high-profile parents could have made a positive impact regarding autism awareness if they'd shared their experience sooner.
This tool does not work for the Stanley Bedrock planes or transitional planes. Travolta became a pilot , and in 2001, he was an ambassador-at-large for Qantas airlines. Type 2 Type 1 Types 3-4 Is the frog receiver a broad rectangular area with an arched rear toward the tote? None the less, this is really a special plane. You plane appears to be a hybrid of Types 8 and 9. Type 18 Types 16-17 Types 16-17 Does the plane have wartime features handle and knob stained red or painted black, depth adjustment nut made of steel or hard rubber, or heavier bottom castings? There are a vast number of antique wood planes in existence often causing confusion surrounding their identification.
I do know that many of them have come from eBay and have been collected by me over the past 10 or 15 years. This plane is a consignment from a very fine collection. The wood is rosewood, including the bed. Planes made by Stanley 1946-1947. A rare plane that shoujld interest a collector or a user. Next time you're scoping out a great deal on dish soap or ordering up a , don't be too surprised if you spot Hollywood royalty a few feet away.
The Antique Wood Plane Collector Of all the made, the wood plane is one of the most highly sought after by tool collectors. Around 1850, his son Edward left school to join his father's business and is recorded in the 1851 census as a plane-maker at his father's address. Over the years, this couple has endured a number of sexual assault lawsuits, and yet, they've shown no signs of cracking as a unit. There are some dings in the top rear of the wedge were a user setting the wedge missed the back and hit the top of the wedge. There is slight deformation on the right side from being tapped which is why I gave it the minus. This iron is more appropriate for the plane, which is in wonderful condition. It looks like it was cleaned with steel wool on the top but the lower part is very clean and will make a great user.
It has a correct full iron that I have installed. You are best protected by buying from an established dealer. Hopefully by answering a few questions about your plane you can determine which type it is. Planes made by Stanley 1942-1945. Their planes typically had stained beech infill. Here you will find reprints of old catalogues, brochures and advertisements for Norris Planes, various articles, drawings and information on Norris Planes and thousands and thousands of pictures of Norris Planes in all their glory and from all angles. One of my main interests is hand planes — specifically the infills made by Norris, Spiers, Mathieson, Slater, Preston and others.
The census also records that Preston had two men working for him. Virtually anything you ever wanted to know about Record planes and spoke shaves can be found here on this site, so please take some time out and enjoy searching through our articles for the stuff you want or need. Wherever possible I've tried to put upwards of 200 or so images for each handplane because this helps to identify many aspects of the planes from a wider selection of examples. In other words, this website has been set up to help owners and collectors of Norris Planes to identify and learn more about the planes in their possession. The gunmetal parts retain all of their original lacquer, making them bright like gold.
Many are only ground on the bottom. It focuses on what was probably their most popular plane - the Number 5 which is a coffin or round sided plane with a closed handle. Here's the backstory: Before he married Preston, Travolta and Alley apparently fell for each other on the set of the 1989 film Look Who's Talking, but their affection didn't evolve past the platonic stage. However having said that, if you haven't already got a copy of that book then I strongly recommend you buy one when you can. A valuable resource which shows you what you should be paying for a Record hand plane. As 14s go, this is one of the best ones that I have handled.
It's not uncommon for spouses to mirror each other's habits after many years of marriage, but according to Travolta and Preston's friends, the couple has practically morphed into the exact same person. This approach doesn't guarantee that you'll date your plane correctly, as the flowchart can be thrown off by some hybrids. Alley was married to actor at the time. He reportedly has a fleet of five aircraft, including a Boeing 707 that he keeps in his yard. Where possible, the flowchart uses parts that were probably replaced less often, such as frogs, depth adjustment screws and lateral adjustment levers. The plane is in nice condition except for one chip on the front right corner of the bun, and another dent on the bun.
There is also some rust along the edge, but this is very light and not an issue. New allegations surfaced in November 2017, when revealed that another male masseuse reportedly filed a police report in 2000, claiming the actor groped his backside, exposed himself, and made lewd remarks. There is about 2 inches remaining. Since the planes were largely custom made, just because it doesn't have an adjuster doesn't mean it was made before 1913, a customer who bought a plane in the 1930's may have ordered it without an adjuster. The 1901 catalogue shows several styles of planes which were unique to the Preston brand, along with the usual styles which had already been set by other makers such as and. The same method of construction was used to make a straight sided also called parallel sided plane numbered 3 open handle and a 6 closed handle. I presume that this is why David Russel had found it interesting.