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Record Plough Plane No. 040

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The Record 040 plough plane is a handy sized plane for making grooves and small rebates. This plane is suitable for beginners and schools due to it's size and ease of use. The plane will cut across end grain as well as with or along the grain.

The 040 has a single arm fence and depth gauge and comes with three tungsten steel plough cutters: 3mm, 4mm and 6mm.

The Record 040 plough plane is 5 1/2" (14.0cm) in length and weighs approximately 0.45kg (1lb).


Plane Use

The Record 040 plough plane is used for producing grooves and rebates.

Plane Construction

record 040 plane

Body:
high grade cast iron

Cutters:
tungsten steel
1/8" (3mm), 3/16" (4mm), 1/4" (6mm)

Plane finish:
cellulosed blue with nickel plated fittings


Manufactured Dates

1935-1943

Plane Also Known As

Record 040 Plow Plane (as known by US users)

Further Info

Record Tool catalogues, No's: 14, 15, 16
Record Planecraft books: 1950, 1953, 1954

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 040

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

Price: £15 - £45

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Veritas Planes

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

Price: £185 - £250

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Plane Details

Manufacturer: Record

Model No: 040

Plane Type: Plough

Date Produced: 1935-1943

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