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Vintage vs. Modern Tools

See how tool materials and designs have changed over the years as experts compare tape measures, squares, bevels and more.

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Hand Planes(5 of 6)

In the old days, craftsman made their own hand planes out of wood and iron from a local toolmaker. Then, the Bailey plane originated some of the mechanisms still found on modern planes. It differs very little from the modern planes we use today.

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