by Leslie Harrison concentrates on the planes Record produced from
1931 onwards and includes the acquisition of planes formerly made
by Edward Preston; and it contains details of all planes advertised
and produced since 1938. This No 15 Catalogue was the most comprehensive
and representative of the Record line of tools ever produced. The
lists and catalogues since then have been largely updates. This volume
is printed on high-quality gloss paper and includes illustrations
of the tools and parts throughout the text. Appropriate patent documents
are included. The catalogue is divided into six sections: Planes and
Spoke Shaves; Hand & Breast Drills; Vices for Metal and Wood;
Pipe Vices, Wrenches, & Cutters; Bolt Clippers, and Cramps.
has been collecting and researching Record planes for years. He has
a definitive collection of them and is acknowledged as an authority.
He has had full cooperation in this study from Record Tools and the
Hawley Collection Trust at Sheffield University. Hundreds of B&W
pages, Paperback, B&W, 8.5" x 11", © 2003