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david weaver
If you wanted a cap iron for a coffin smoother now, you'd still need to hit antique stores.

I've seen a few people making wooden planes out of parallel irons and modern flat caps intended for planes with lever caps, but it's ill advised unless the wooden plane has a lever cap in it instead of a wedge.

As far as bench plane cap irons, they have been available from stanley the entire time, though I see some of the white collar retiree type users are apt to complain about the finish when they arrive, which is sort of absurd when the entire cap iron and iron set is $20. But, that's not stanley's market.

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