The toe is above the surface from just forward of the cutter to the toe's end.
Many of the planes are missing cutters and one of the spur blocks.
Not from animals, you chucklehead, but from wood, as it came off the saw mill.
More filler for this rag.
Looking at the plane from the top, the plane swells around the cutter's position, and tapers both toward the toe and heel so that the plane is lighter in weight.
For a very brief time, Stanley made some of the planes with the three-lobed spurs that are identical to those used on the and similar planes; this is the model to find, if you can.
The plane is also very similar to the , but this one has the screw adjusting mechanism and sliding cutter seat that are used liberally on the low angle block planes of the series.
The tools are part of our heritage, we clean them, refurbish them where necessary bringing them back to life and saving part of our heritage and environment.