I have a Millers Falls no. 714 that is in excellent shape. I have been
using it for a couple of years off and on. It was designed for general
carpentry, but it appears to have a lot of value in the collector's
(see 4th item down)
Mine is a type 1. There is one of the handle screws missing, but
otherwise it looks like it could have been bought last week.
I often wonder if I should sell it and get a Lie Nielson equivelent and
possibly still have money left over for some other tools. Although it
works very well, it was designed for carpentry (has a fairly wide fixed
Does anyone know what the range of prices are for this plane? The
$1,500 price seems like it would be at the top end.