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A Field Guide to the Makers of American Wooden Planes

by Thomas L. Elliott

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Published by Astragal Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Power Tools,
  • Home Improvement / Construction

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8804268M
    ISBN 101931626146
    ISBN 109781931626149
    OCLC/WorldCa54806101

    Welcome. Welcome to The Society for the Preservation and Study of American Wooden Planes, Web page. First, about the name originally we were the Family Baldwin r, that only lasted for about one weekend (last October at Browns’ Auction, Harrisburg). A Museum of Early American Tools by Eric Sloane Paperback - November A Price Guide to Antique Tools by Herbert P. Kean Book Description: Here, at last, is a price guide for the 21st century! It stands out as the only price guide for tools to .

    Wooden Plow Planes: A Celebration of the Planemakers' Art '' William H. Brown: The History of the First Locomotives in America '' Barry Lee David: The Antique American Steam Gauge: A Collector's Guide: Thomas L. Elliott: A Field Guide to the Makers of American Wooden Planes '' Molding Plane Bibliography. By Bill Anderson. REFERENCE: these two books are excellent sources for information on British and American planemakers, with information on the histories of individual planemakers, variations in maker’s stamp, rarity of the planes, and information on plane iron makers in some cases. 1.

    Antique Planes. Related Categories. Auction Alerts. A plane, or hand plane, is a device that holds an iron chisel in a fixed position so wood can be evenly removed from the surface of a board. They are used to smooth, thin, and flatten wood, as well as to shape the wood for utilitarian purposes like joints and decorative purposes like edges and. Reference Page: Tool Makers of Middletown, Connecticut. Home. 1. Cope, Kenneth L. Makers of American Machinist’s Tools. 1st. ed. Mendham: Astragal Press, 2.


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A Field Guide to the Makers of American Wooden Planes by Thomas L. Elliott Download PDF EPUB FB2

This is the latest and most complete guide to wooden plane made in America that I have owned to date. Pollak's book is the back at home companion to Thomas Elliot's Field Guide to the makers of American Wooden Planes, and provides good introductory material and more complete text on each currently identified maker/5(7).

Any collector who has wished he could carry the Guide to the Makers of American Wooden Planes in his pocket at flea markets, auctions, or estate sales will be happy with this new Field Guide. Tom Elliott has included all the imprints (about ) from the fourth edition and has added over new imprints.5/5(1).

by Thomas L. Elliott. Any collector who has wished he could carry the Guide to the Makers of American Wooden Planes in his pocket at flea markets, auctions, or estate sales will be happy with this new Field Guide. The primary difference between this pocket book and the full-sized guide is that all the commentary and historical narrative has been removed.

A Guide to the Makers of American Wooden Planes. American Wooden Planes. A Field Guide to the Makers of American Wooden Planes. Golden Age of Ironwork. Page. © Astragal Press An Imprint of Finney Company. Any collector who has wished he could carry the Guide to the Makers of American Wooden Planes in his pocket at flea markets, auctions, or estate sales will be happy with this new Field Guide.

Tom Elliott has included all the imprints (about ) from the fourth edition and has added over new : Previous editions have title: Guide to American wooden planes and their makers. Description: pages: illustrations ; 26 cm: Other Titles: Guide to American wooden planes and their makers: Responsibility: Emil and Martyl Pollak.

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A GUIDE TO THE MAKERS OF AMERICAN WOODEN PLANES, 4th Edition. by Emil and Martyl Pollak. A Guide to the Makers of American Wooden Planes profoundly transformed the emphasis and direction of tool collecting. Since then, it has been the definitive guide to American planemakers, from the earliest individuals who worked before the Revolutionary War to the.

The scope of the book is expanded by the What's a Plane Worth section, providing insights helpful in buying and selling planes, an illustrated glossary of plane terms and styles, and an extensive bibliography for further help in research.

Comprehensive and up-to-date, A Guide to the Makers of American Wooden Planes is the one reference. By the mid 18th Century, British wooden planes represented the best of a fully mature technology.

The last real improvement known as boxing-the addition of dense wood, generally boxwood, wear strips for fine details was in common use before The well defined chamfers, shoulder treatment and skillfully executed features of the early 18th Century WOODING plane are.

With its initial publication inA Guide to the Makers of American Wooden Planes profoundly transformed the emphasis and direction of tool collecting. Since then, it has been the definitive guide to American planemakers, from the earliest individuals who worked before the Revolutionary War to the last few manufacturers of the twentieth Brand: Astragal Press.

Philly Planes make a full range of traditional hand planes from block planes to jointers and moulding planes. I’m a big fan of Phil’s work and use his planes nearly every day. I’ve tried out David’s planes numerous times as well and they work flawlessly. He laminates them in a style much like Krenov but takes them to a perfection level.

A Guide To The Makers Of American Wooden Planes, 4th Edition This 4th edition, completely revised by Tom Elliott, reflects the tremendous amount of information on planemakers that has come to light since the last edition. The following are several price guide and identification manuals: The Stanley Rule and Level Company's Combination Planes by Kenneth D.

Roberts ; A Guide to the Makers of American Wooden Planes by Tom Elliott, Martyl Pollack and Emil Pollack ; A Field Guide to the Makers of American Wooden Planes by Thomas L.

ElliottAuthor: Terry Hurley. A guide to the makers of American wooden planes, third edition. Astragal Press, Mendham, NJ. The single most important reference on American planemakers. The first edition was published in ; the fourth edition in Pollak, Emil and Pollak, Martyl.

A guide to the makers of American wooden planes, fourth edition. Revised by. The source book on moulding planes is "A Guide to the Makers of American Wooden Planes: by emil and Marty Pollack.

Also A Field Guide to the Makers of American wooden Planes by Thomas L. Eliot. Often you will have a makers name and an owners name; Want to post a comment. Create an account or login in order to post a comment.

I could not find this stamp in either Goodman’s British Planemakers from or Pollack’s Guide to the Makers of American Wooden Planes. This appears to be an English plane due to the heavy black coating and the fact that it has a W. Butcher iron. Oh, one last thing. If you are interested in finding and using these wondrous woodies moulders, highly recommend the pocket field book edition of the " A field guide to the makers of American Wooden Planes" from Astragal press.

Well worth the small price, and don't leave home without it while looking for some. A Guide to the Makers of American Wooden Planes by Emil Pollak ISBN ISBN Paperback; Mendham, N.j.: Astragal Press, September 1, ; ISBN item 5 Guide to American Wooden Planes&Their Makers~Pollak~ 1st ED+AUTHOR'S LETTER.

4 - Guide to American Wooden Planes&Their Makers~Pollak~ 1st ED+AUTHOR'S LETTER. $ +$ shipping. Publishing started with the 1st edition of A Guide to American Wooden Planes and Their Makers, a groundbreaking work in the field of tool identification and historiography, by Press founders Martyl and Emil Pollak.

Since then, Astragal Press' book list has grown to over 85 Astragal titles, as well as titles published by others that we think.A Guide to the Makers of American Wooden Planes, Fourth Edition, by Emil & Martyl Pollak, published Astragal Press, Mendham, NJ, 8½ x 11 paperback, pages, ISBN Please note this book is new, not used.

It is a reprint, NOT an original.About this Item: Self Published, Fitzwilliam NH, Hard Cover. Condition: Fair. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. A compilation of material and sources of wooden planes, the culmination of 25 years of collecting and 10 years of research, covering all U.S.

and Canadian makers and dealers in the 19th century. pages, b/w photos.