Reply To: Record 044 iron depth adjustment screw threads


Hi Larry,

Just finished making most of the replacement parts and thought to share a photo to say thanks for your replies. I got those 3/16 UNC hex bolt on Aliexpress as my local shop didn’t carry the smaller UNC bolts (same for the thumbscrews on the skate – M6). As the Marples 040 cutters don’t have the grooves for depth adjustment, I still have to see if I want to make new cutters – never done that, seems like quite a bit of work with those sides of plough plane blades also having a small angle – or just tap adjust the depth with my Marples cutters. I did already make that adjuster screw by threading a bit of metal and screwing it onto that 3/16 adjuster screw (I obviously take it out when using the plane – just there for the photo). Plane works fine it seems.