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Record Plough Plane No. 043

record 043

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 plane has two arms and bridged fence which can be used left handed or right handed.

You can fix a piece of timber to the face of the fence to extend as your work item requires.

The plane has an adjustable depth stop and comes with three plough cutters: 3mm, 4mm and 6mm. Additional cutters available for this plane were advertised as 4mm, 6mm, 9mm and 12mm.

The Record 043 plough plane is 5 1/2" (14.0cm) in length and weighs approximately 0.56kg (1 1/4lb).


Plane Use

The Record 043 plough plane is used for producing grooves and rebates.

Plane Construction

record 043 plane

Body:
high grade cast iron

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

Plane finish:
plated


Manufactured Dates

1934-1978

Plane Also Known As

Record 043 Plow Plane (as known by US users)

Further Info

Record Tool catalogues, No's: 14, 15, 16, 17, 18
Record Planecraft books: 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 043

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

Price: £15 - £50

Shops which sell similar planes

* 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.

Where Can I Buy Replacement Plane Blades

Replacement Plane Blades

plane blade

Replacement plane cutters for this model of plane can be purchased from the following woodworking tool retailers, subject to availability.

Price: £14 - £20

Shops which sell these plane blades

* The price shown is a typical price. The price may vary between retailers.

Where Can I Buy Alternative Modern Planes?

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

Shops which sell these planes

* The price shown is a typical price. The price may vary between retailers.


Plane Details

Manufacturer: Record

Model No: 043

Plane Type: Plough

Date Produced: 1934-1978

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