Category Archive: John Moseley & Sons

Dec 12

Moseley & Simpson?

One of the most-read posts on Hackney Tools is about the life of tool maker John Moseley. A reader of the blog got in touch recently about a pair of mortice chisels he had been given and the name stamp in ‘Moseley & Simpson’. I wondered if anyone might know more about this …

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Mar 02

That’s a big one!

Feb 28

Making your own moulding planes

Jeff Murray, a reader of the blog from Greenwood, Indiana got in touch about John Moseley moulding planes. Moseley planes are also a favourite of mine. They are very well-made 19thc planes with sharp boxing and a nice wedges. Jeff talked about using the Moseley design when he made his …

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Jun 21

‘Moseley & Son’ Steel Bullnose Plane For Sale

Nice little Moseley steel bullnose for sale over on the For Sale page. Get in touch if you would like to buy. Now Sold!

Feb 10

John Moseley ‘bead cluster’ plane

Very pleased to have sourced this rare plane. Now I finally have it in my hand, it’s very interesting indeed. It’s a ‘bead cluster’, or ‘cluster bead’, depending on who you’re talking to. The iron cuts a series of stepped rounds, piled on …

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