Record No. 050 Improved Combination Plane


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Record No 50 Improved Combination Plane
Record No. 50 Improved Combination Plane
as illustrated in Catalogue No. 15, February 1938

The No. 050 Combination plane is a combined tool which will perform most planing operations generally required in cabinet making and joinery, namely:

1. Ploughing.
2. Dadoing.
3. Beading.
4. Centre Beading.
5. Rabbeting and Filletstering.
6. Tonguing and Grooving.

It is fitted with spurs for cross-grain work, adjustable depth gauge, double arm adjustable bridged fence, beading stop and also shaving deflector for use when tonguing.

It will plough or rabbet 1/2" deep up to 5" from edge.

The face of the fence can be increased in depth by screwing a hardwood fillet.

The Record Improved Combination plane is fitted with screw adjustment to the cutter, which enables it to be fed into the work with an accurate and easy control.

A complete set of 15 cutters, as listed below, were supplied with this plane. Extra cutters were available at extra charge.

Cutters were:
1/8", 3/16", 1/4", 5/16", 3/8", 7/16" & 1/2" Beading cutters.
1/8", 3/16", 1/4", 5/16", 3/8", 7/16", 1/2", 5/8" & 7/8" Plough & Dado cutters.
1/4" Match (Tongue & Groove) cutter.

Additional cutters of millimetre width for grooving for plywood panels etc., were available in 4mm, 6mm, 9mm & 12mm widths.

The No. 050 Combination plane was the same as the No. 050A, but without the cutter clamping bracket and 1/8" and 3/16" Plough cutters.

An instruction book was provided with each plane.

The plane was supplied complete in varnished wood box with sliding lid.

First introduced in Catalogue No. 11, published in September 1932.


Specifications:

Manufactured: From 1932 to 1970
Length: 9-1/4 inches
Weight: 3-1/2 pounds
Cutter Width: 15 assorted cutters
Construction: Cast iron body. Tungsten steel cutters
Finish: Nickel or Rustless Plated
Features: 15 assorted cutters for ploughing, beading & tongue & grooves
Uses: For light mill work - Ploughing, beading and tongue & grooves
Average Dealer Price: $50 to $90
Average eBay Price: $50 to $90

Prices Updated: December 2008


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