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Record Block Plane No. 0120

record 0120

The Record 0120 block plane is similar in design to the 0220 with the main difference being the crossbar and rounded lever cap with knurled screw. The 0120 is very similar in appearance to the 0110 with the difference being the 0110 plane doesn't have the screw adjustment. This model of plane was one of the first planes to be sold when Record first lauched their plane range in 1931.

The 0120 block plane is 7" (17.8cm) in length, weighs approximately 0.62kg (1 3/8lb) and is fitted with a 1 5/8" (4.2cm) blade.

Plane Use

The Record 0120 block plane is primarily used for end grain work, they are also used for finishing work.

Plane Construction

record 0120 plane

high grade cast iron

Lever cap:
high grade cast iron

Blade (earlier models):
crucible cast tungsten steel

Blade (later models):
high quality tool steel

Front knob:

Plane finish:
Record stove enamel blue

Manufactured Dates


Further Info

Record Tool catalogues, No's: 10, 11, 12, 14, 15, 16, 17
Record Planecraft books: 1934, 1943, 1945, 1950, 1953, 1954, 1959

There are also numerous retailer tool catalogues of their time which listed this plane for sale with picture/drawing and snippets of information. We have found it quite facinating looking at some of these and viewing the other tools of the time.

Where Can I Buy This Tool Secondhand?

record 0120

This model of plane can be purchased from the following woodworking tool retailers, subject to availability.

Price: £15 - £40

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* The price shown is a typical price. The price may vary between retailers. The price may vary between planes. Some planes may command higher prices due to condition, type, age, variations.

Plane Details

Manufacturer: Record

Model No: 0120

Plane Type: Block

Date Produced: 1931-1982

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