Norris Number 30 Gunmetal Chariot Plane


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Norris No. 30 Gunmetal Chariot Plane
Norris No. 30 Gunmetal Chariot Plane (Steel-Faced)
as illustrated in the 1914 Norris Catalogue

Gunmetal, steel faced, with rosewood wedge.
Fitted with ebony wedges 1/- extra.

Cutter Width 1⅛" 1¼" 1½"
Price (1908 Price List) 10/6 11/- 12/-
Price (1914 Catalogue) 11/- 11/6 12/6
Price (1928 Catalogue) *
Price (1930 Catalogue)

NOTES: * The Norris No. 30 chariot plane becomes the Norris No. 28 chariot plane.

As a designated model number, the Norris No. 28 had been dropped from the Norris range before 1928. However, it was "reborn" and re-numbered as the Norris No. 28 and appeared in the lineup for the 1928 catalogue.

Norris chariot planes are handy little workhorses, much in the same way as a small block plane. They can be used for very fine work and even for end-grain use on smaller pieces.