Category Archive: Marples & Sons

Jan 07

Marples ‘Shamrock’ Tool Cabinet

This little Marples cabinet is offered for sale from Michael French. Please get in touch with Michael by emailing him with this link if you would like to ask any questions or talk prices.

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Oct 04

Where’s there’s muck…

Met a lovely old chap today. By the time I’d had a good chat and seen all his wood carvings, and talked about his family and whatever else we could think of, I felt rather obliged to buy some tools off him. It was an unpromising box, and I drove away feeling …

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Jul 05

Marples carving chisels

Some nice boxwood Marples chisels click here to read more. Good price. Please use the Contact form to get in touch, if you’d like to make an order. Now Sold!

Jun 10

My birthday present to myself

I’m forty-five tomorrow. Blimey. I softened the pain and bought myself a birthday present. I’ve been looking for a nice set of carving chisels for a while. When I saw these come up on Gary’s superb OldSchoolTools website, I snapped them up. A beautiful 8-piece Marples set with London Pattern …

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Apr 06

Marples X4 Smoothing Plane

Just a quick post about a Marples ‘X4’ plane I recently found. I couldn’t find a lot on the web about this plane, so hopefully this will show people some of the details of what, to me, seems like a fantastic tool.             At Hackney Tools, we buy old, good …

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