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Record Shoulder Rebate Plane No. 072

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This is a specialist plane designed for trimming and adjusting of shoulders to the stiles etc. The Record 072 plane is used by cabinet makers, joiners and tradesmen for final fitting of joints. The blade is shouldered and full width, set at a low angle with screw adjustment for accuracy. The 072 plane blade has a slot which locates on the adjusting screw. The blade is secured by the shaped lever cap which has a securing screw underneath. The mouth of the plane can be adjusted by means of a screw at the front, this opens and closes the mouth to suit the type of cut and finish required.

The Record 072 shoulder plane is 8 1/8" (20.6cm) in length, weighs approximately 1.47kg (3 1/4lb) and has a 1" (2.5cm) wide blade.


Plane Use

The Record 072 is used for trimming and adjusting of shoulders to the stiles etc.

Plane Construction

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Body:
high grade cast iron

Lever cap:
high grade cast iron

Blade:
crucible cast tungsten steel

Plane finish:
nickel plated


Plane Markings

"Record No 072" on left side
"Made in England" on right side

Manufactured Dates

1933-1943

Plane Also Known As

Record 072 Shoulder Rabbet Plane

Further Info

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

There are also a few 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?

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

Price: £60 - £130

Shops which sell similar planes

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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: £195 - £240

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Where Can I Buy Replacement Plane Blades

Replacement Plane Blades

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

Price: £18 - £25

Shops which sell these plane blades

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Plane Details

Manufacturer: Record

Model No: 072

Plane Type: Shoulder

Date Produced: 1933-1943

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