Wooden Moulding Planes, 18th Century

 

Thomas Granford is one of the earliest known British commercial plane makers who marked his planes with his name, working approx. 1700. There are very few of his planes known with the Thomas Granford mark.

 

Ellis Wright is another early 18th Century maker, working approx.1710.

 

Plane marked Tho Dakin. Early plane marked Tho Dakin on side, not recorded as a maker.

Complex moulding plane by Richard Small,
Complex moulding plane by Richard Small, Strutton Ground, Westminster, 1749-1775. Plane has a moulded edge to the shoulder. Inventory No.0208AG
Complex moulding plane by Richard Small
Complex moulding plane by Richard Small, Strutton Ground, Westminster, 1749-1775. Plane has a moulded edge to the shoulder. Detail of plane, the makers mark is feint but readable. Inventory No.0208AG
Moulding Plane by G.Horsman, Dated 1773.
Moulding Plane by G.Horsman, Dated 1773. Inventory No.0207AG
Moulding Plane by G.Horsman, Dated 1773.
Moulding Plane by G.Horsman, Dated 1773. Detail of front of plane showing date. Inventory No.0207AG
2 Moulding planes by S.Holbeck
2 Moulding planes by S.Holbeck, 1730-1770, both have flat shoulders with a moulded edge. Inventory No.0211AG & 0212AG
2 Moulding planes by S.Holbeck
2 Moulding planes by S.Holbeck, 1730-1770, both have flat shoulders with a moulded edge. Inventory No.0211AG & 0212AG
2 Moulding planes by S.Holbeck
2 Moulding planes by S.Holbeck, 1730-1770, both have flat shoulders with a moulded edge. Detail of front of planes showing the maker’s marks. Inventory No.0211AG & 0212AG

 

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Early 18th century moulding plane, unfortunately makers name has been removed. 10.1/8″ long. Inventory No.0099AG
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Early 18th century moulding plane, unfortunately makers name has been removed. 10.3/8″ long. Inventory No.0100AG
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Early 18th century moulding plane, unfortunately makers name has been removed. 10.3/8″ long. Inventory No.0101AG
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Early 18th century moulding plane, unfortunately makers name has been removed. 9.1/4″ long. Inventory No.0102AG
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Moulding Plane by Thomas Holt, Lewes, 1756-1780 Inventory No.0103AG
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Moulding Plane marked G.Ceapner Inventory No.0104AG
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Moulding Plane by John Hazey, 1765-1785 Inventory No.0105AG
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Moulding Plane by Carpenter, c.1734 Inventory No.0106AG

 

Moulding plane by S.Tomkinson.
Moulding plane by S.Tomkinson. Inventory No.0213AG
No.13 round moulding plane by Phillipson, London, 1740-75. 10" long in very crisp condition.
No.13 round moulding plane by Phillipson, London, 1740-75. 10″ long in very crisp condition. Inventory No.0425AG
No.13 round moulding plane by Phillipson, London, 1740-75. 10" long in very crisp condition. Detail of maker's mark.
No.13 round moulding plane by Phillipson, London, 1740-75. 10″ long in very crisp condition. Detail of maker’s mark. Inventory No.0425AG
12" handled moulding plane by Mutter, 1766-99
12″ handled moulding plane by Mutter, 1766-99. Inventory No.0326AG

 

12" handled moulding plane by Mutter, 1766-99.
Detail of front of 12″ handled moulding plane by Mutter, 1766-99. Inventory No.0326AG