Variations on Stanley’s Corner Rounding Planes from The Model Shop

Stanley Table Joint Planes

Stanley introduced the #144 corner rounding plane in 1925.  They advertised these planes as “designed for rounding corners on wall board battens, casings, shelving, etc.”¹ The design patent, #68,402 for this plane was granted to Edmund Schade on October 6, 1925.  When doing tool research and looking at patents we’re usually looking at what are […]

A Great Time in Quebec City, the 2015 EAIA Annual Meeting

Old Quebec City and the Chateau Frontenac 980x550

The weather was perfect, the historic sites were fascinating, the tour guides were great, the demonstrations and displays were fun and informative and it appears everyone had a great time at the Early American Industries Association 2015 Annual Meeting in Quebec City.  One hundred and thirty-nine people attended the meeting representing 23  U.S. states, the […]

What’s the Weather Like In Quebec City and What Should I Bring to the EAIA Annual Meeting?

The EAIA Annual Meeting May 13th  thru May 16th in “Quebec City, Quebec, Canada is just a few weeks away!  We hope you’re coming.  The last day to get the special room rate at the Hotel Ambassadeur is April 13th, so if you haven’t made your reservation please do it soon.  The phone number for […]

Web Site Upgrades

Harley Earl at the Drawing Board

Welcome to the new EAIA web site! This site took a while to develop, but I hope that you will enjoy your visit. Some highlights of the new site include: Highlights: All New Website WordPress Based Support for Blogs New Photo Galleries New Opportunities to Contact Committees and other EAIA Members Calendar of Events Chronicle […]

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Tool Rack -- Old Salem NC

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