Sargent type 8 Bench Plane – 400 series

This is a place holder for the type 8.

Types: Type 1, Type 2 and 3, The 540x Series,  Type 4, Type 5, Type 6, Type 7, Type 8.

Keep in mind, Sargent type study is a confusing work in progress. Please email me your example and expect things to change from time to time.  All dates are from Dave Heckel’s book unless otherwise stated.

  • Its got a type6 or 7 cutter  (1950-1960. 1950-53 – Hercules)
  • A type 6 or 7 cap.                (1950-1960. 1950-53 – Hercules)
  • two piece yoke
  • Hardwood knob and tote
  • No Plane number on base
  • Steel knob and tote nuts ??
  • Steel Adjuster knob ??
  • Made In USA stamped behind knob

5 Responses to Sargent type 8 Bench Plane – 400 series

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  4. Dave says:

    Don I am glad you are doing this. Nice work.

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