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Dutch woodworking plane

Dear sir/madam,

As a part of my reënactment kit I have made a reconstruction of the small "Dutch Plane" in your museum.
I've decided to share the technical drawings for free at my site.




  • Very nice, and a faithful copy of the original.

    You may be interested to know that after looking at all of the tools found in the chest, we do not believe that the owner was a shipwright, as he did not have the tools one normally used for ship carpentry. He was a joiner or cabinetmaker, with the tools one needed to make interior furnishings. This little smoothing plane is one of several planes from the chest, including rabbet and moulding planes.  We are currently working on a book about the whole collection.

    With best regards,
    Fred Research Director, Ship Unit, Ph.D.

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