Two-piece Cap Irons

The two-piece cap iron a unique design and for some it’s a royal PITA; for others it’s a useful addition to a well-tuned bench plane. These days you’ll find them on the Clifton (above) range of planes but before that they were an option provided by Record on the company’s bench planes from the late 1930s until they were dropped in the 1960s. So what was does this option offer? […]

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