History of Antique Wood Planes | LoveToKnow- antique wooden hand plane makers ,F. Nicholson of Wrentham, Massachusetts, was the first known planemaker in America making wood planes from 1728-1753. Recent research shows that Frances Purdew of London may have been the planemaker for several of the planes that have been credited to Thomas Granford. Robert Wooding.Vintage Tools - WOODEN PLANESTHOMAS CAULDWALL MOLDING PLANE- 530E. $60.00. HARRIS AND STOTHERT SPECIAL PURPOSE PLANES- 530G. $90.00. STOTHERT- BATH 1/2 INCH BEADER- 530M. $55.00. IOHN (JOHN) ROGERS PRE- REVOLUNTIONARY WAR MOLDING PLANE- 530N. $120.00. PATTERN MAKERS WOODEN PLANE WITH INTERCHANGABLE BOTTOMS/BLADES- 623A - ON HOLD.