Welcome to Record Planes dotcom - The definitive resource for Record planes online.Here you will find a wealth of information, diagrams, statistics and photographs of all the planes, routers and spoke shaves originally marketed by C & J Hampton under the Record trade mark.This page is dedicated to discussing general ways of aging a group of planes.Any individual tool date identifying points will be discussed on its respective tool page.Date: 1930's - 1940's Type of Box: A Record blue cardboard box.Date: 1930's - 1960's Type of Box: A Record straw coloured cardboard box with a blue and yellow label.
Fortunately, many Woden bench planes retain their little-used original cutters which were marked in a specific way.
Other Woden tools continued to be made until the late 1960's.
After that, some former Woden lines were re-numbered and sold under the Record brand.
There has been a variety of different boxes used since the company first started producing planes.
Providing the plane inside the box is housed in its original setting then the box can be used to help date the plane: Type of Box: A Record wooden box with a sliding lid.
How To Date Record Planes Find out when a particular Record plane may have been made.