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Keen Kutter Planes

Alvin Sellens

Keen Kutter tools, manufactured by the Simmons Hardware Company, have become a favorite among tool collectors. In this book, one of the foremost authorities on tools offers a complete description and value guide for every Simmons Hardware Company brand name plane, scraper, router, and spoke shave along with the dates of manufacture.


Over 700 special brand names used by Simmons and more than 800 Keen Kutter items are listed with important details of each. Also included is a history of Simmons Hardware Company and a listing of tools distributed under other Simmons brand names, including Simmons, Chip-A-Way, Oak Leaf, Bay State, and Baileys Blued. Illustrated w/over 200 catalog images

160 pages, Paperback, B&W. 6" x 9", 2002
Order Number: VAP154............$19.95