Brookfield Museum and Historical Society
   An Extended Learning and Research Center
165 Whisconier Road, P.O. Box 5231, Brookfield, CT 06804
Phone:  203-740-8140

The Modern Carpenter Plane

This tool is one of the early factory made production tools.  This particular plane is identified as “Bailey” #6 with a Stanley blade and clamp. Interestingly, Roman Carpenter Planes with iron stocks, were found in England and were dated back to the fourth century.

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