Union Smoothing Plane - No. 2

union smoothing plane 2
Our Rating

The Verdict

Union Plane No.2 Review By: I.Ball


Manufacturer: Union

Plane Type: Smoothing

Model No: 2

The Union smoothing plane number 2 is a small 182mm long plane made in USA.

The Union number 2 was the smallest of the Union bench plane range.

The body of the plane is constructed from cast iron. The sole and the sides of the body were originally machined and ground to make sure the plane body is flat and true.

The top-side of the plane body is finished with a black finish which is usually synonymous with the Stanley plane range.



union smoothing plane 2

The Union 2 plane has the lateral lever adjuster and frog adjusting mechanism which is almost identical to most planes of this type.

The plane has a shaped Rosewood rear handle and Rosewood front knob.

The plane blade is marked 'Union MFG Co, New Britain CT, USA'.

The Union number 2 plane is very similar to the Stanley number 2 plane. So much so that if someone was to switch the lever cap from a Union lever cap to a Stanley lever cap, the plane could easily be mistaken for a Stanley number 2 without closer inspection.


1.

Plane Dimensions

Length:
182mm (7 3/16 inch)

Width:
50mm (2 inch)

2.

Manufactured Dates

? - ?





















Disclaimer

(i) This review may give warning(s) / advisory notes / cautions / guidelines given in good faith however any such information should not be solely relied upon and should not be seen as the exhaustive list of warnings / advisory notes / cautions / guidelines. Refer to good safety practices for the safety of you and others. Refer to good practices for the good health of your tool and property.
(ii) The details here are given in good faith, the details are constantly growing and evolving including corrections, there is scope for error and shouldn't be fully relied upon, please confirm any details for yourself by performing additional research from reliable sources.




Use Of Content


Enjoy viewing the encyclopedia of tools.

If you use info such as dates, sizes, details from FindMyTool.co.uk for certain online auction sites, forums, video footage, websites and any other forms of media, please kindly give credit to this site and spread the word so others know where to find the information.

Please see our terms if using more than a few dates or details.


Popular Old Tool Reviews

Chesterman Tape Measure
Disston Saw D8
Marples Brace - Ultimatum
Rabone Square 1902
Record 09 1/2 Plane
Record Router 071
Record 405 Plane
Spear & Jackson Saw 88
Stanley 45 Plane
Stanley 50 Plane
Stanley 13-050 Plane
Stanley Router 71
Stanley Drill 803
Norris Plane A5
Sash Fillister Plane

Popular New Tool Reviews

Clifton Plane 4
Clifton Plane 7
Clifton Spokeshave 550
Joseph Marples Mortice Gauge T14
Joseph Marples Try Square
Pax Dovetail Saw 1
Veritas Block Plane DX60
Veritas Router Plane
Veritas Small Router
Veritas Spokeshave

terms & conditions | privacy | advertising | feedback | related resources | sitemap

Copyright © findmytool.co.uk All rights reserved