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THE WOODEN PLANE: Its History, Form & Function

by John M. Whelan

A comprehensive reference that describes, illustrates, and classifies all types of wooden planes from the common to the rare and unusual - then traces their development and explains their use. Included are not only American and English planes, but also French, Dutch, German, Japanese and Chinese. Over 500 pages long, with more than 1,000 original illustrations, it also includes:

A truly extraordinary book, valuable not only for collectors, but also for craftsmen and restorationists in reproducing and designing classical furniture and architectural details, and for curators (in fact for all of us) in identifying unfamiliar planes and in creating accession records. 513 pages. 1041 illustrations. 7" x 10". Soft cover..................................Sold out